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Arson suspect jailed in Tuscaloosa County

After processing and interviewing witnesses, investigators obtained warrants for the victim's ex-boyfriend.

Noland-Turner has been booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a charge of 1st degree arson.

He is being held on $60,000 bond and a revocation order with no bond.

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Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit says the burglary warrant for Noland-Turner has been recalled after new information contradicted initial statements.

The arson warrant for Noland-Turner is still active.

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Tuscaloosa authorities are searching for a arson suspect.

On April 13, Tuscaloosa Police officers responded to a residence on 36th Ave. on calls of a possible arson. Upon arrival, officers met an 18-year-old female who said she was at the residence when her ex-boyfriend kicked in a door and started an argument.

After locking herself in a bathroom, the victim says the suspect grabbed a baseball bat and began hitting walls and the bathroom door. The suspect then said he would burn the house down if she did not come out.

The victim smelled gasoline a short time later and left the home.

Officers located burning material near what appeared to be gas poured around the door and house. Neither the 18-year-old or another resident at the house were injured during the incident.

After processing and interviewing witnesses, investigators obtained warrants for the victim's ex-boyfriend.

Jacquantis Dewayne Noland-Turner, 22, is wanted on arson and burglary.

Noland-Turner is 5 foot, 9 inches, 175 pounds and has a tattoo of a cross on his forehead. Authorities say he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding Noland-Turner's whereabouts is asked to contact local law enforcement.

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