Armed, dangerous man taken into custody after mobile home fire in Graves Co., Ky.

Armed, dangerous man taken into custody after mobile home fire in Graves Co., Ky.
John Michael Giles was taken into custody around 11:28 a.m. by the Union City Police Department. (Source: Graves Co. Sheriff's Office)

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - An armed and dangerous man was taken into custody after a mobile home fire.

According to deputies John Michael Giles, 43, was wanted on charges of second-degree arson and possession of a handgun by a felon. He is reportedly armed and considered dangerous.

Giles reportedly left the scene before deputies arrived. He was taken into custody around 11:28 a.m. by the Union City Police Department.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies were dispatched around 6:28 a.m. on Friday, June 5 to a mobile home off of KY Highway 129 near Dukedom. The 911 caller reported that someone had set fire to a mobile home.

Giles is accused of setting fire to this mobile home in Graves County, Ky. (Source: Graves Co. Sheriff's Office)
Giles is accused of setting fire to this mobile home in Graves County, Ky. (Source: Graves Co. Sheriff's Office) (Source: Graves Co. Sheriff's Office)

Firefighters from the Cuba and Sedalia Fire Departments also responded.

An investigation led deputies to get an arrest warrant for Giles. They say he is currently out of jail on bond on an attempted murder charge from an incident that happened on August 30, 2019 in Graves County.

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