Suspect Charged in Arson

ArsonBPD has officially charged Percy Iverson with Arson  1st Degree, Attempted Murder (6 counts)-He is currently in custody of the Jefferson County jail. Total bond-$420,000

On Tuesday morning around 130am on Antwerp Avenue, Iverson went to his common law wife’s house and through a unknown flammable object through the bedroom window causing the bedroom to catch fire. There were six people in the house (3 adults/3 juveniles) all were able to escape without injuries. Birmingham Fire and Rescue came and put out the fire. The house was badly damaged. Iverson was located two miles away on foot. Officers working on patrol spotted him walking and conducted a field interview and connected him to the incident.