NEWS RELEASE

Arson 1st Degree Arrest

February 27, 2012

Troy Police arrested Tameka Evette Darby, a 39-year-old black female form Troy Monday for arson first degree of Troy Regional Medical Center Saturday at approximately 11:30 AM.

Troy Police and Fire Departments responded to the fire which was located on the second floor. A bed in a room on the second floor was set on fire by Darby. There were no patients on the second floor when the incident occurred. There were three employees working on the second floor when the arson occurred. No one was injured.

TPD and TFD are being assisted in this investigation by the Alabama State Fire Marshal's Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Darby has been processed through the Troy City Jail and transferred to the Pike County Jail. Her bond was set at $10,000.00 in this case.

Tameka Evette Darby

For Further Information Contact:
Sgt. Benny Scarbrough
Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police
Troy Police Department
334-566-0500 Fax 334-566-2469

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Sgt. Scarbrough