Arson Suspect Arrested Following Multiple Fires in NW OKC - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Arson Suspect Arrested Following Multiple Fires in NW OKC

Posted: Updated:
The fires were set around 2 a.m. Wednesday behind an apartment complex and a shopping center near Northwest Expressway and N. Rockwell Avenue. The fires were set around 2 a.m. Wednesday behind an apartment complex and a shopping center near Northwest Expressway and N. Rockwell Avenue.
The suspect's name hasn't been released by police, but they told our crew he is in his 20s. The suspect's name hasn't been released by police, but they told our crew he is in his 20s.
Robert Henry mug shot. Robert Henry mug shot.
OKLAHOMA CITY -

Police have arrested a man suspected of setting multiple fires in northwest Oklahoma City. 

The fires were set around 2 a.m. Wednesday behind an apartment complex and a shopping center near Northwest Expressway and N. Rockwell Avenue. This is the same area where several fires were set on March 22 and March 26. 

3/26/2014 Related Story: Officials: Multiple Fires In NW OKC May Have Been Intentionally Set

No structures were damaged in the fires set Wednesday morning.

Police say they found the suspect, later identified as 23-year-old Robert James Henry, hiding near a warehouse as firefighters were working to extinguish the flames.   Henry tried to run, but police say they were able to catch him. 

Henry was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on arson and public intoxication charges. Investigators are interviewing him to see if he is responsible for last week's fires. 

  • NewsMore>>

  • Law Enforcement Tragedy Sparks Major Communication Changes

    Law Enforcement Tragedy Sparks Major Communication Changes

    OHP can now talk and listen to police departments and sheriff's offices on one of three radios, a low-band radio, an 800 MHz system and the city-county radio for surrounding areas.OHP can now talk and listen to police departments and sheriff's offices on one of three radios, a low-band radio, an 800 MHz system and the city-county radio for surrounding areas.
    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Oklahoma City Police paused to remember two of their own this Labor Day weekend, killed in the line of duty 14 years ago.Both agencies lost men in a head-on crash because they had no way to communicate with each other, but the deaths brought about huge technological changes for law enforcement in Oklahoma.
    More >>
    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Oklahoma City Police paused to remember two of their own this Labor Day weekend, killed in the line of duty 14 years ago.Both agencies lost men in a head-on crash because they had no way to communicate with each other, but the deaths brought about huge technological changes for law enforcement in Oklahoma.

    More >>
  • Edmond Police Say They Are Seeing Increase In Daytime DUI's

    Edmond Police Say They Are Seeing Increase In Daytime DUI's

    Five years ago, an Edmond Police officer patrolling the streets during the middle of the day would have been surprised to hear a DUI call. Not anymore.Five years ago, an Edmond Police officer patrolling the streets during the middle of the day would have been surprised to hear a DUI call. Not anymore.
    Edmond police are reporting an increase in daytime DUI's, but officers say many of those arrested aren't the usual suspects.More >>
    Edmond police are reporting an increase in daytime DUI's, but officers say many of those arrested aren't the usual suspects.More >>

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Mobile Alerts

Get breaking news, headlines, weather alerts & more on your cell phone.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Classifieds

Use our free classifieds to find the things you need or sell your items.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

ESP Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News 9 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Road Trip

    News 9 is on the move with a new series, Road Trip Oklahoma. See who we're visiting!

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

  • Turnpike Timelines

    View a historical road map of Oklahoma's turnpike system.

Powered by WorldNow
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
OKLAHOMA CITY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Oklahoma City's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.