A 17-year-old was recently arrested by Alice police in connection with an arson that occurred on the 900 block of Ferrerll Street.

On May 10, firefighters and police responded to a structure fire and began an investigation into the cause of the fire.

"During the course of the investigation, investigators developed leads and were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Ryan Ramos," according to a press release from Alice Police Department. "Further investigation (worked) with Jim Wells County Juvenile Probation Office to take this person into custody."

Ramos was booked into the JWC jail for the arson charge. Police are searching for a juvenile suspect related to the case.

Alice Police Department Investigators would like to thank the public for their support and assistance and to remind the citizens the citizens to be good witnesses and if they wish to remain anonymous they can always call Crime Stoppers of South Texas at 361-664-STOP (7867.)