Officers said he tried to set the men on fire.
A man is behind bars after being accused of trying to burn sex offenders in Kissimmee, according to Osceola County authorities.
Jorge Porto-Sierra has been formally charged with four counts of attempted premeditated murder.
At least two of the four victims are convicted sex offenders, the TV station reported.
Jorge Porto-Sierra, 50, confessed to Osceola County researchers that he experimented with kill a number of individuals on March 7 at a home in Kissimmee, WESH noted.
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Witnesses told deputies that Porto-Sierra made several threats, screaming "I'm going to kill you, child molester", and began throwing gasoline on their front door.
He poured gasoline outside a motel room and broke a window so that he could pour gasoline inside the room, witnesses said.
Porto-Sierra was carrying a cigarette the entire time.
Porto-Sierra is being held in Osceola County jail without bond. He's also accused of pouring gasoline on a vehicle.
When deputies asked Porto-Sierra why he did not go through with sparking the room and auto on fire, Fox 8 said the man responded, "You got here too soon".