Man Already Behind Bars in Gaines County Facing New Charges in Hobbs

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A man already in jail in Gaines County, now faces arson charges in Hobbs.

26-year-old James Roberson is charged for starting two fires in March.

According to Hobbs Investigators, Roberson intentionally started two fires on east Bender Boulevard with a cigarette lighter.

Roberson is also being investigated for some suspiciously set fires.

The cost of damage caused by the arsons is about 23 hundred dollars.