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Police: Dothan man set fire to bed during domestic dispute
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Police: Dothan man set fire to bed during domestic dispute

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A Dothan man was arrested early Wednesday morning after allegedly setting the master bedroom aflame during a domestic dispute.

Nikente Nicholes Jones, 41, is being charged with first-degree arson.

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Dothan Police Lt. Scott Owens said police responded to the fire at a home on Thistlewood Drive.

“During a verbal altercation with the victim, Jones allegedly started a fire on the bed in the master bedroom, causing significant damage to the room,” Owens said. “He did so while there were occupants inside the house.”

Owens said the suspect and female victim were involved in a domestic partnership.

Jones was arrested on scene. His bond was set at $60,000.

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