Muscle Shoals man indicted for attempted arson
COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – A Colbert County grand jury indicted a Muscle Shoals man for trying to set fire to an apartment.
Robert James Williams Jr., 39, was indicted on a charge of attempted arson.
Tuscumbia police say Williams tried to set fire to a woman’s apartment in February 2018. Other residents scared him off before he could set fire to gasoline he had poured, police said.
The two had a past, according to detectives.
Williams is scheduled for an arraignment in February.