Suspect faces arson charge after police say he set fire to vehicle that wasn’t his

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A 34-year-old DeWitt man has been released on bond to appear in Scott County Court after police say he set fire to a vehicle in May in Davenport.

Kele Jech-Jones faces a felony charge of second-degree arson after police say he set fire to a vehicle that did not belong to him shortly before 7 a.m. May 1 on the 1100 block of West 3rd St., Davenport, an arrest affidavit says.  

The amount of damage to the vehicle was in excess of $750. He was arrested early Wednesday on a warrant, court records say.

He is scheduled to appear Aug. 19 in Scott County Court.

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