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Illinois arson suspect in custody

5:04 PM, Aug 31, 2012   |    comments
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Baldwin, IL (KSDK) - Deputies with the Randolph County Sheriff's Department believe they've squashed a firebug in the Baldwin area.

Police say a suspect, who's allegedly burned at least three structures, is in custody. The latest was a two story home near first street.

Residents have been on edge since early July Since then, several structures including barns, toolsheds and a restaurant have burned down.

The Illinois State Fire Marshal was called in earlier this week. They worked with the Sheriff's Department to make the arrest.

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