Police Seeking Help in Finding Man Responsible for Arson

Sheriff’s deputies in Paducah are currently searching for a suspect in an arson case.  The suspect was identified as 24 year-old Vaden W. Rupcke. Police say around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday emergency services responded to the 200 block of Butler Lane in the Farley community for a report of a structure fire. First responders arrived and found an unoccupied trailer fully engulfed. Officials determined that the fire was intentionally set. Police say Rupcke was in a dispute with the property owner earlier in the day. Detectives have tried to find Rupcke and are now asking for the public’s help. He is described as 5-feet, 6-inches tall, 135 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone with information is asked to contact the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department or their local law enforcement agency.

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