Teen charged with arson in Thursday night fire in Rutherford County

18-year-old Gabriel Gentry was arrested and charged with arson.
18-year-old Gabriel Gentry was arrested and charged with arson.(RCFR)
Published: Apr. 24, 2022 at 3:55 PM CDT
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) - Rutherford County Fire Rescue made an arson arrest in an arson fire at a mobile home on Thursday evening.

Rutherford County Fire Marshal’s office responded to the scene in the 9300 block of Franklin Road at 8:30 p.m. Upon arrival, investigators determined that the fire was intentionally set.

According to RCFR, surveillance video obtained by nearby businesses allowed them to track down suspects. With the assistance of RCSO patrol deputies, RCFR identified three potential suspects. Ultimately, 18-year-old Gabriel Gentry of Rutherford County with arson.

RCSO located Gentry on Saturday in Cannon County and booked him into the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center. He is being held on a $15,000 bond.

RCFR, Almaville Volunteer Fire Department, Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services, and Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) responded to the fire.

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