Posted: Jun 23, 2012 7:16 PM by Robin O'Day - KPAX News
Updated: Jun 24, 2012 10:31 AM
POLSON- A St. Ignatius man has been arrested and charged with arson in connection with a recent string of structure fires in Lake County.
Lake County Sheriff Jay Doyle says 19 year old Chase Kuntz of St. Ignatius was arrested on Friday for his involvement in a fire which destroyed a log home on Airport Road on June 5th.
Doyle says Kuntz is currently being held in the Lake County Detention Center on a $20,000 bond.
Authorities say that other fires in and around St. Ignatius, including the one that hutted the Old Mercantile Building, are still under investigation.
Anyone with information about the fires is asked to call Crimestoppers at (406) 883.7309. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.