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Fort Walton Beach man facing federal arson charges

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OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — A federal complaint was filed Tuesday against a Fort Walton Beach man who allegedly lit a car on fire in an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office lot.

23-year-old William Sims allegedly entered the vehicle impound lot on September 2 and broke into a Mercedes. After taking something inside the vehicle, Sims set the vehicle on fire.

Sims appeared in U.S. District Court in Pensacola Monday and was detained by the United States Marshals Service.

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