Suspect charged in arson case that destroyed 5 Daleville city ve - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Suspect charged in arson case that destroyed 5 Daleville city vehicles

Posted: Updated:
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Huntsville school board member named in civil suit by former employer

    Huntsville school board member named in civil suit by former employer

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:56:59 GMT
    Mike Culbreath is accused of conspiring with James Packard, a competing developer, to convince potential tenants to choose a competing development in the City of Huntsville.More >>
    Mike Culbreath is accused of conspiring with James Packard, a competing developer, to convince potential tenants to choose a competing development in the City of Huntsville.More >>
  • Three children found in home with meth lab outside

    Three children found in home with meth lab outside

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:30:49 GMT
    Authorities arrested Ashley Freeno and Christopher Silva after finding a methamphetamine lab outside their home. Further investigations revealed that drugs and other paraphernalia were inside their home where three young children live.The Department of Human Resources have placed the children into the custody of family members.Freeno was charged with manufacturing meth in the 2nd degree and two counts of possession. Silva was charged with manufacturing meth in the 1st degree and two counts of...More >>
    Authorities arrested Ashley Freeno and Christopher Silva after finding a methamphetamine lab outside their home. Further investigations revealed that drugs and other paraphernalia were inside their home where three young children live.The Department of Human Resources have placed the children into the custody of family members.Freeno was charged with manufacturing meth in the 2nd degree and two counts of possession. Silva was charged with manufacturing meth in the 1st degree and two counts of...More >>
  • Man arrested after agents seized over one pound of meth, three firearms, and one vehicle

    Man arrested after agents seized over one pound of meth, three firearms, and one vehicle

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:11:14 GMT
    On Aug 14, the Madison-Morgan STAC Team and Morgan County Drug Task Force responded to complaints from the community near Hulaco Road.Upon arrival, a search warrant was carried out at the home of Dustin Tyler Smith in Joppa Alabama.Agent had begun a new investigation Agents seized over one pound of methamphetamine, three firearms, and one vehicle.Smith was arrested in 2013 for trafficking in methamphetamine. He was out on bond and also on Community Corrections regarding his most recent arrest...More >>
    On Aug 14, the Madison-Morgan STAC Team and Morgan County Drug Task Force responded to complaints from the community near Hulaco Road.Upon arrival, a search warrant was carried out at the home of Dustin Tyler Smith in Joppa Alabama.Agent had begun a new investigation Agents seized over one pound of methamphetamine, three firearms, and one vehicle.Smith was arrested in 2013 for trafficking in methamphetamine. He was out on bond and also on Community Corrections regarding his most recent arrest...More >>
DALEVILLE, AL (WSFA) -

Almost two weeks after authorities in the city of Daleville found several city vehicles destroyed by an arsonist, an arrest is being made in the case.

Thursday afternoon, the Daleville Police Department confirmed it has arrested 34-year-old Newton resident Jonathan Brock Wofford, and charged him with one count of arson in the second degree, one county of criminal trespass in the second degree and five counts of criminal mischief in the first degree.

Wofford was arrested in connection with the fire at Daleville's City Shop that happened on August 15. Authorities originally reported 4 vehicles and a storage barn were damaged or destroyed in a fire, but Thursday said the number was five city vehicles and a storage barn.

Authorities estimate the damage to be at least $250,000.

Investigators with the Dale County Sheriff's Office say Wofford was linked to the arson through information provided by "a concerned citizen". Details about the information provided were not released.

Wofford is on record as denying involvement with the arson, but police used the evidence they were holding against him and charged him with the crimes.

The Daleville Department of Public Safety says Wofford may not be the only suspect, adding more arrests might be pending.

Wofford will be transported to the Dale County Jail on no bond pending an appearance before the Dale County District Court Judge.

Authorities ask anyone with information into the crimes to call the Daleville Police Department at (334) 598-4442.

INFORMATION SOURCE: Daleville Police Department

Copyright 2013 WSFA 12 News.  All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1414 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801
256-533-4848

WAFF Is a Proud Member
of the Raycom Family of Stations


FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WAFF. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.