Arson charges filed against man in early morning apartment fire

Roman Kannaday
Roman Kannaday(McLean County Jail)
Updated: Sep. 13, 2022 at 4:55 PM CDT
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BLOOMINGTON(25 News Now) - 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.

Kannaday is due back in court next month.