Fifth arrest made in Clay County arson

Josh Presley
Staff Writer

The Clay County Sheriff’s Department made a fifth arrest in connection with the November burning of the West Point Stockyard. Billy Aron, 56, of Houston, was charged with second degree arson on Thursday.
Jason Williams, 42, of Maben, and Daniel Easley, 38, also of Maben, Michael Tribble, 54, of Cedar Bluff, and Thomas E. Williams, 72, of Pheba, were also charged with arson in connection to the Stockyard fire, as well as a May 6 residential fire on Tribble Road in Western Clay County, throughout the last week.
Anyone with any information was encouraged to contact the CCSD at 662-494-2896, or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.
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