Pair accused of lighting police officer's vehicle on fire

Perez Fears (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Perez Fears (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - One man is behind bars and another is still on the loose after police say they lit a police officer's vehicle on fire.

Perez Fears, 21, and Dante Olverson are both charged with arson.

According to court documents, the men lit a 1996 black Chevy Suburban on fire by pouring gasoline over the vehicle and placing a rag in the gas tank. It happened Wednesday in the 1100 block of Steffens Avenue.

The vehicle is owned by a Lincoln Heights police officer.

Fears was arrested early Tuesday morning and booked in the Hamilton County Justice Center. Warrants have been issued for Olverson's arrest.

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