JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - An early morning car fire appeared to be deliberately set, Jonesboro police said.
Around 5 a.m. Tuesday, Officer Connor Baldwin responded to the 600-block of North Church about a vehicle fire.
When he arrived, he found a 2004 Cadillac DeVille engulfed in flames. He contained the area until the fire department could arrive.
Once the fire was knocked out, Baldwin reported finding a lighter and an empty 2-liter Mountain Dew bottle that smelled of gasoline about 5-10 feet from the car.
Baldwin collected the items and logged them into evidence.
The case, according to the initial incident report, will be forwarded to the fire marshal.
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