Man charged in arson that caused $20,000 in damage near Tacoma Dome station

The man is accused of stacking up wood and garbage in the alley behind Freighthouse Square before lighting it on fire.

TACOMA, Wash. — A man accused of causing $20,000 in damage in an arson in Tacoma earlier this month was arrested after a witness tipped police to his whereabouts.

Jabari Ahkiel Jones, 31, is expected to be arraigned Thursday for allegedly starting a fire at Freighthouse Square, which houses numerous businesses next to the Tacoma Dome Station, on March 8 at about 4:15 a.m.

The fire was believed to have started in the alley on the side of the building. Surveillance footage showed

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