Man Accused Of Setting Fire Inside Of OKC Bank


Monday, August 12th 2013, 3:15 pm
By: News 9


Police arrested a man suspected of breaking into an Oklahoma City bank and starting a fire in the middle of the business.

Around 12:30 a.m. Monday, an alarm sounded at MidFirst Bank at Interstate 240 and S. Western Avenue. The security company called police and reported someone was inside the bank, setting a fire.

Police arrived and found 30-year-old Jacob Mohow. Officers say he'd set several items on fire. Police removed him from the building, and firefighters quickly extinguished the flames.

Police arrested Mohow and booked him into the Oklahoma County jail for second degree arson. According to the police report, Mohow told officers he was high on drugs and hadn't slept for five days.