The Clark County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri Fire Marshall’s Office report the arrest of Nathaniel Ralph Gates, age 21 of rural Kahoka, MO. Gates was arrested and charged with 4 class B Felony charges of arson in the 1st Degree. Gates is held in the Clark County Detention Center on a $75,000.00 cash bond. Gates is not the only suspect in the four arson fires that occurred in Clark County in September of 2007. At the time of this release the Sheriff’ Office has not yet received the arrest warrant on the other male suspect.