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Man charged with setting Collier Sheriff's van on fire

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Man charged with setting Collier Sheriff's van on fire

By Andrew Murphy. CREATED Aug 1, 2014

GOLDEN GATE, Fla - Collier County deputies arrested a man after he allegedly set fire to a crime scene investigation van early Friday morning.

21-year-old Colton Smith is charged with felony arson. 

Detectives say he set fire to the van while it was parked in a neighborhood just before 4 a.m.   

Smith was arrested after deputies spotted him riding a bike near the fire. 

Deputies actually smelled gasoline on his clothes and they say he had a white locking cap that fitted a plastic bottle found at the scene.

Smith was charged earlier this week with DUI.