Fla. Man Arrested on Arson Charge

October 2, 2003

Authorities in Hillsborough County, Florida have arrested a Tallahassee man wanted by the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Tallahassee Fire Department’s Bureau of Investigation on a charge of arson of a dwelling.

The arrest of Theodore R. Johnson, 20, reportedly concludes a month-long, joint investigation of two fires that occurred on Aug. 25 on Nashville Drive and Hood Court in Leon County.

The investigation resulted in two arrests. Johnson is being held without bond in the Hillsborough County Jail pending transfer to Leon County. Jonathan Marc Dawson, of Orlando, is charged with arson of a vehicle, arson of a dwelling, and attempted first-degree murder. Dawson is being held in the Leon County Jail without bond.

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