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Man suspected in St. Ignatius arson fire arrested

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Posted at 1:32 PM, Aug 15, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-15 15:32:32-04

ST. IGNATIUS – A man suspected of arson is behind bars at the Lake County Detention Center.

The St. Ignatius Police Department reports that 42-year-old Justin Teigin was arrested early on Monday, Aug. 14, 2023.

He is suspected of committing arson and other criminal offenses, according to a social media post.

The arrest occurred during an incident that he was a suspect, which prompted a response from the Saint Ignatius Volunteer Fire Department, and the Saint Ignatius Police Department.

Teigin is being held in the Polson jail on a felony charge of arson and felony possession of dangerous drugs.

An investigation into the incident is continuing.