Rainbow City man arrested for arson

GADSDEN, AL (WBRC) - A Rainbow City man has been arrested in connection with an arson at an apartment complex.

Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin, in a statement Monday to FOX6 News, said Robert Julian Rutledge, Jr., 53, of Rainbow City, had been arrested and charged with one count of arson.

Sheriff Entrekin said a warrant for Rutledge's arrest was obtained in connection to a fire that damaged eight apartments at the Spring Lake Lodge Apartments in Rainbow City at approximately 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

Rutledge was being held Monday in the Etowah County Detention Center on $10,000 bond.

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