Hempstead police have arrested a man who they said tossed burning paper towels into the home of another man with whom he had just argued Monday night, setting fire to a bed and blanket, and endangering three young children who were there.

Jacksin Rouzard, 26, of Lent Avenue in Hempstead, was arraigned on charges of second-degree arson, second-degree burglary, reckless endangerment and second-degree menacing in First District Court in Hempstead. He was held on $100,000 bond or $50,000 cash and is due back in court Thursday, said a spokesman for acting Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas.

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Rouzard was represented by the Legal Aid Society, which does not comment on cases.

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On Monday night, Nassau police said, Rouzard had tried to incinerate the home of a 46-year-old man with whom he had a dispute in Jamaican Restaurant on Main Street in Hempstead. Rouzard had pulled out a knife and threatened the victim's life, said police, who arrived on the scene after the suspect had left.

Shortly after that, police received a call to respond to the victim's home, where they said Rouzard had tossed a burning roll of paper towels onto a bed through an open window, sparking fires that were extinguished by a woman who lives in the home. Police said three children ranging in age from 2 to 6 years old were in the home. Hempstead officers arrested Rouzard at about 10:30 p.m.