Kennett teen arrested for attempted arson

Kennett teen arrested for attempted arson

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - Police have arrested a teenager accused of trying to set fire to a residence.

According to the Kennett Police Department, officers were dispatched around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday to the 200-block of West Eighth St.

The call was in reference to someone "trying to light a house on fire," police state.

During the investigation, officers arrested Kadarious McIntyre, 17, of Kennett for attempted first degree arson and attempted first degree domestic assault.

McIntyre is being held in the Dunklin County Justice Center pending the filing of formal charges by the prosecutor's office.

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