Iowa Man Accused of Setting Own House on Fire

October 7, 2008

A Clinton man has been arrested for arson after he allegedly set his house on fire and then fought with officers who tried to rescue him.

Pat King is charged with first-degree arson, assault on an officer with injury and interference with official acts with injury.

Police say he fought with officers who entered his house to save him Sunday morning. Officers used a Taser to subdue him.

King is being held in the Clinton County jail under $25,000 bond.

Source: Quad-City Times.

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