IUKA – A Tishomingo County man turned himself in to authorities last week, admitting to setting fire to a trailer home.

The manufactured home on County Road 303 Iuka was completely destroyed by fire on May 3. The homeowner told fire investigators that she dropped off Jonathan Aldridge at the residence on her way to work.

The following day, Aldridge, 27, of 53 County Road 303 Lot 5, Iuka, came to the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office. He admitted he set the fire, said he had a drug problem and wanted help.

He was charged with arson and his bond was set at $50,000.

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