Aiken County authorities have apprehended a suspect in connection with a domestic assault and a fire.

Sheriff's Department Captain Eric Abdullah says a tip came in that 49-year-old Dowell Fulmer was at a home in Clearwater, and that's where he was found hiding.

Fulmer is accused of assaulting a woman Friday night at her home in the 600 block of Gooseneck Road, grabbing her by the hair and threatening her, then setting her residence on fire.

He's been charged with first-degree burglary and third-degree arson.

And he was previously charged with criminal domestic violence and various drug charges.