Arson charges filed against Bloomington man in early morning apartment fire

Three people were displaced after the apartment fire Monday morning on Keisha Drive in Bloomington. (WJBC file photo)

By 25 News

BLOOMINGTON – A Bloomington man faces several arson charges related to an apartment complex fire early Monday morning.

23-year-old Roman Kannaday faces six counts of aggravated arson, three counts of resisting a peace officer, and one count of violating the Illinois Pyrotechnic Use Act.

Bond was set at $200,000 Tuesday.

Prosecutors say Kannaday knew people were inside the apartment building when he knowingly set off or used a firework early Monday morning.

One person was taken to the hospital. Their condition is unknown.

Three people were displaced after the fire that happened on Keisha Drive around 12:40 a.m.

Kannaday is due back in court next month.


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