Man charged with arson after lighting mother's van on fire

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) A man is in jail Monday morning, charged after police say he destroyed his mother's van overnight by lighting it on fire.

The fire started just before 10 PM on Sunday night, on North Cleveland Road in Lexington, just south of Todds Road.

Police say that when they arrived, the van had gone up in flames. About an hour later, while arson investigators were looking over the scene, police say 26 year old Antonio Adams showed up and admitted to setting the van on fire.

He was arrested and is now facing arson charges.

Police say he did not give a reason for destroying the van.