Sedalia man arrested for Broadway Boulevard arson


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The back side of the residence at 2200 E. Broadway Blvd. is seen Tuesday afternoon after it was burned in a fire last week, which was determined to be caused by arson.


Nicole Cooke | Democrat

The windows and doors at the residence at 2200 E. Broadway Blvd. can be seen burned from a fire last week that was determined to be arson, along with a pile of insulation on the ground that was removed by Sedalia Fire Department firefighters as they fought the fire.


Nicole Cooke | Democrat

A Sedalia man has been arrested in connection with an arson last week.

According to a Sedalia Police Department report, John Paul Nevels, 62, no address given, was arrested at 2:58 p.m. Thursday, June 2 in the 200 block of West Second Street on a charge of second degree arson.

Accordign to a previous SPD report, the Sedalia Fire Department and SPD responded to a structure fire at 2200 E. Broadway Blvd. at 9:41 p.m. Wednesday, June 1. No one was in the residence at the time of the fire and the fire was extinguished by SFD a short time later.

SPD officers questioned the resident of the home June 2 and he admitted to setting the fire.

Nevels is at the Pettis County Jail on a $7,500 bond, cash or surety. An arraignment took place Monday morning and a hearing has been scheduled for 1:30 p.m. June 16 at the Pettis County Courthouse. Online court records do not list an attorney for Nevels.

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The back side of the residence at 2200 E. Broadway Blvd. is seen Tuesday afternoon after it was burned in a fire last week, which was determined to be caused by arson.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_TSD060816Arson.jpgThe back side of the residence at 2200 E. Broadway Blvd. is seen Tuesday afternoon after it was burned in a fire last week, which was determined to be caused by arson. Nicole Cooke | Democrat

The windows and doors at the residence at 2200 E. Broadway Blvd. can be seen burned from a fire last week that was determined to be arson, along with a pile of insulation on the ground that was removed by Sedalia Fire Department firefighters as they fought the fire.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_TSD060816Arson2.jpgThe windows and doors at the residence at 2200 E. Broadway Blvd. can be seen burned from a fire last week that was determined to be arson, along with a pile of insulation on the ground that was removed by Sedalia Fire Department firefighters as they fought the fire. Nicole Cooke | Democrat

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