Arson Update

The Albion man accused of setting a Jackson apartment building on fire is formally charged.

Twenty-three-year-old Montez Motley remains in jail on arson charges.

Police say Motley started three fires at the Starr Apartment Building on Second Street Sunday.

They say he was upset because a woman who lived in the building rejected his request for a date.

Police used witnesses’ descriptions to catch Motley.

The fire caused about $50,000 in damages. No one was hurt.