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January 17, 2008

Albany -- Tonight, arson investigators arrested 46-year-old Curtis Jones for torching the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Albany.

He's in the Dougherty County Jail on a first degree arson charge.

Investigators are still trying to sort out a motive, and they expect to make more arrests.

The church on West Gordon Avenue in south Albany was set on fire about 7:30 a.m. the morning of December 31st.

The church's offices and school were vandalized before the sanctuary was set on fire.

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