Red Oak man arrested on drug charge after fire investigation


August 16th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Police in Red Oak report the arrest Thursday night of 35-year old Randall Aron Lane, of Red Oak. Lane was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, following an investigation into a fire at 104 east Oak Street, that occurred at around 8:40-p.m.

When officers with the Red Oak P-D arrived on the scene of the reported house fire, they located a first floor bedroom and its contents on fire. Red Oak Fire & Rescue personnel were quickly able to contain the fire damage to the lone bedroom. The amount of damage is unclear, but officials say there was extensive smoke damage throughout the residence.

No injuries were reported, and an investigation into the incident remains ongoing. During the initial investigation, authorities found indications of drug usage in the home. Lane was taken into custody and was being held in the Montgomery County Jail on $300 bond, with regard to the drug charge.