WV Arson Suspect Arrested in St. Clairsville


 A man wanted in Harrison County has been taken into custody, according to US Marshal Gary Gaskins.

Jonathan Robinson, 32, of Meadowbrook was located and arrested today in St Clairsville. Robinson was wanted by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department for arson.

Detectives say Robinson is alleged to have set fire to a home on New Quarters Road in Meadowbrook, WV on Friday. Police say the home belonged to the mother of his children. Robinson’s children also lived in the home. The damage to the home is being considered a total loss.

Investigators positively identified Robinson at a home on Sheryl Avenue. Robinson was arrested without incident in a vehicle stop as he departed the home around 2:45 p.m., Tuesday.

Robinson will appear in an Ohio court before being extradited back to Harrison County.

He is being held in the Belmont County Jail.

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