Moline man faces arson charge

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Jason McChurch

Police are searching for a man they say set a Moline, Illinois duplex on fire.

Jason M. McChurch, 28, is accused of setting fire to a duplex in the 3500 block of 35th Street on Friday, March 23, 2012.

Firefighters reportedly arrived to find a woman and a two-year-old child who fled the burning home with McChurch still inside.   The residents from the other half of the duplex were evacuated.

Police say a warrant was issued for felony aggravated arson was issued for McChurch.  Bond was set at $100,000.

Anyone with information about McChurch’s whereabouts is asked to contact Moline Police at (309) 797-0401 or Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at (309) 762-9500.