UPDATE: Emanuel County man arrested for arson

UPDATE: Emanuel County man arrested for arson
JEFFERSON COUNTY JAIL (Source: JEFFERSON COUNTY JAIL)

EMANUEL COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - An Emanuel County man was located and arrested for arson and aggravated assault after a early morning fire on Oct. 1.

According to the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner of Georgia, 20-year-old Wyatt Rodriguez who was hiding at an Emanuel County motel, was arrested Thursday, Oct. 3 at 9 a.m. for first degree arson and aggravated assault after a fire at 373 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Wadley.

Authorities say the two-story home suffered moderate damage from the fire.

373 South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Wadley, Georgia.
373 South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Wadley, Georgia. (Source: 373 South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Wadley, Georgia.)

Rodriguez was extradited to the Jefferson County Jail.

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