On Sunday, Sept. 13, two warrants for Arson were served on a Bay City man. The man, identified as Michael M. Allen, 32, was already in custody at Matagorda County Jail on charges of Arson and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
The first incident occurred on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at about 4:20 a.m. The Bay City Fire Department was dispatched to a possible fire at 4101 Avenue F, For the Love of Animals. The fire was put out and Sgt. Dan Shook was notified. Sgt. Shook is a trained fire investigator.