Floyd County law enforcement was able to arrest a man suspected of arson quickly after a tip from a confidential informant. The arson took place at a repair garage in the Armuchee area on Highway 27 north.
Police arrested 51 year old Vance Mark Acker of Floyd Springs Road and charged him with four counts of arson, ten counts of criminal damage to property and one count of burglary. Reportedly the fire was set at the garage located near the New Armuchee Baptist Church around 3:15 Monday morning.
The building along with around 10 vehicles sustained damage, including around six cars believed to have been owned by police officers who had the cars in for service.