A Mulberry man accused of setting seven pieces of property on fire was arrested Tuesday.
Bobby Pixley of Mulberry was arrested on suspicion of two counts of felony arson and multiple other felonies and misdemeanors in relation to the incident. Pixley allegedly set fire to five structures and two fields, according to a Crawford County Sheriff’s Office news release.
Crawford County deputies and volunteer fire departments on Tuesday responded to the 10600 block of Turner Bend Drive, where a caller said Pixley had lit his or her house on fire. Deputies found Pixley on Sherman Creek Road with gasoline containers, lighters, drugs and firearms.
Pixley was accused of burning areas on Turner Bend Drive, Sherman Creek Road, Old Turner Road, Restful Drive and Pat and Kat Drive. Volunteer firefighters eventually put out the fires, the release states.
In addition to the two arson offenses, Pixley was also arrested on suspicion of felony residential burglary, criminal mischief, simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms and possession of firearms by certain persons, misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana and possessing an instrument of a crime and a parole violation. He was held in the Crawford County Detention Center in lieu of a $250,000 bond on Wednesday, according to arrest records.