City police arrest Youngstown woman on arson warrant

YOUNGSTOWN — Police arrested a woman about 12:10 p.m. Thursday on an arson warrant.

Leray Jackson, 25, was taken into custody at her South Truesdale Avenue address. She is in the Mahoning County jail and expected to be arraigned today in municipal court.

Arson investigator Capt. Kurt Wright of the fire department said Jackson is accused of setting the Clinton Street home of her mother on fire in April during an argument.

The house was heavily damaged, Wright said.

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