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Newport News homeless man arrested for Amtrak arson incident

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Posted at 4:06 PM, Jun 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-19 16:06:00-04

Newport News, Va.- A 62-year-old homeless man was arrested Friday and charged with arson in connection to an incident that occurred Tuesday at the

Steven Ussery

Steven Ussery

Newport News Amtrak station.

Officers responded to the station and found that a picnic table behind the station had been set on fire.

Steven Allen Ussery was identified as a suspect during the investigation. He was placed under arrest on Friday and remains in the Newport News City Jail.