Florida man accused of arson at Christian school

JEFF TURNER

A Florida man has been arrested after investigators say he set fires on the property of a Christian school.

Jail Records show Joshua James Gipson, of Perry, Florida, is charged with arson and criminal mischief resulting in property damage to a religious building for a fire at the Point of Grace Christian School. (Jail record posted below) A police report claims Gipson set fire to the school office and a bus. He is also accused of attempting to set fire to other vehicles on the property.

No motive behind the criminal act has been announced.

[+]806.01.1PPD22OFF006024 (PERRY POLICE DEPARTMENT)ARSONFF$0.00CASH$0.00
[+]806.01.2PPD22OFF006024 (PERRY POLICE DEPARTMENT)ARSONSF$30000.00CASH$0.00
[+]806.13.2PPD22OFF006024 (PERRY POLICE DEPARTMENT)DAMAGE PROP-CRIM MISCHTF$5000.00CASH$0.00
[+]810.02.2bPPD22OFF006024 (PERRY POLICE DEPARTMENT)BURGLFF$0.00CASH$0.00
[+]812.014.2c1PPD22OFF006024 (PERRY POLICE DEPARTMENT)LARCTF$0.00$0.00
[+]810.02.4aPPD22OFF006024 (PERRY POLICE DEPARTMENT)BURGLTF$0.00$0.00
[+]948.0622-45CF (TAYLOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE)PROB VIOLATIONNN$0.00$0.00
Information from the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Jail Division