Three minors accused of arson

Three juveniles are in custody today, charged with first-degree arson, Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd said.

The juveniles, two 15-year-olds and one 16-year-old, are accused of setting fire to an abandoned mobile home on Ridgeland Road on Dec. 21. Jackson County sheriff's deputies identified the three juveniles as the same one seen running from the abandoned mobile home minutes before the fire was visible.

All three juveniles were arrested charged with first-degree arson on Thursday and placed in the custody of the Jackson County Youth Court.