Paducah Man Arrested for Arson

A Paducah, Kentucky man was arrested in connection with an arson investigation in McCracken County. A McCracken County Sheriff’s deputy who was noticed smoke coming for the Benton Road and Kentuck Street area around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. When the deputy arrived on the scene he found many individuals attempting to put out a fire reportedly set to a garbage can and a chair. The sheriff’s office said the fire caused minor damage to the Cycle Knights building. Witnesses told the deputy they spotted the suspect who presumably set the fire. The deputy found the person-of-interest and said he had a lighter in his possession. Tyron Travis, 41, was arrested for disorderly conduct in the second degree, alcohol intoxication, arson in the third degree, and terroristic threatening in the third degree.




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