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A better coverage of showers and thunderstorms will begin tomorrow with the best coverage of rain around Thursday and Friday. Some locally heavy rains will be possible with gusty winds and frequent lightning strikes in the heavier cells. Withe more clouds, temperatures will be a little cooler for afternoon highs.
Man arrested and charged with aggravated assault with serious bodily injury
A 27-year-old man was arrested by Nederland police Thursday on a warrant signed by Justice of the Peace Marc DeRouen charging him with aggravated assault with serious bodily injury, according to a news release from the Nederland Police Department.
Micah Distefano's arrest stems from the December 28th, 2013 incident where 29-year-old Zachary Bailey of Port Arthur was doused with gasoline and then ignited, Nederland police stated.
Bailey suffered third degree burns over 67 percent of his body and is currently undergoing treatment at UTMB in Galveston, Texas, Nederland police stated.
Distefano is currently in the Jefferson County Jail and Judge DeRouen has set his bond at $125,000, Nederland police stated.