Suspected arsonist charged in car, mobile home fire

Dion Devonte Jones (Photo by Suffolk Police)

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Police arrested a Suffolk man in connection to a suspicious fire earlier this month.

Dion Devonte Jones, 18, was charged with arson of personal property greater than $200, arson of an unoccupied building greater than $200, and bomb/burn threat.

The charges are connected to a fire at Bullock’s Mobile Home Park on August 2. A city spokesperson said the fire spread from a vehicle to a mobile home. The vehicle was destroyed, and the spokesperson said the mobile home, which was new, was not yet occupied.

Jones is being held at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

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