Enterprise restaurant damaged in fire, suspect charged with arson

Enterprise restaurant damaged in fire, suspect charged with arson
Enterprise police have made an arrest in a fire that damaged a popular restaurant. (Source: Justin Ribeiro)

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WSFA) - Enterprise police have made an arrest in a fire that damaged a popular restaurant.

Paul Anthony Wilson, 54, of Enterprise, is charged with arson second degree and burglary third degree.

Firefighters and police were called to the Santa Fe Cattle Company early Tuesday morning. Video from the scene showed firefighters battling large flames coming from the restaurant:

Santa Fe in Enterprise, AL

Posted by Justin Ribeiro on Tuesday, November 24, 2020

During the investigation, detectives discovered the business had been burglarized before the fire. Surveillance footage showed an individual wearing a gray hoodie breaking into the business and stealing money.

Enterprise police are searching for a suspect they say broke into a restaurant before it went up in flames.
Enterprise police are searching for a suspect they say broke into a restaurant before it went up in flames. (Source: Enterprise PD)

Wilson was identified as a suspect Tuesday and transported to the Coffee County Jail after his arrest.

The Alabama State Fire Marshal’s Office is assisting with the investigation.

If you have any additional information regarding this crime to contact us at 334-347-2222 or leave a tip at www.enterprisepd.com

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