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Solon man arrested on arson charges

SOLON - A Solon man has been arrested for arson.

Officials said Randy Ruest, 26, was arrested at the Solon Fire Department after being interviewed about an incident that happened on October 5th.


Ruest allegedly half filled a beer bottle with gasoline and lit it on fire, leaving it outside of the victim's house.


Firefighters were able to put out the fire, with minor damage to the home.


They said the homeowner and Ruest have been in a dispute since the summertime.


Ruest was taken to Somerset County Jail and his bail was set at $10,000.