Anonymous Tip Leads to Arrest


Springfield - On June, 27 Ned Riseman, age 60, set his house on fire after discovering he would be evicted. Firefighters worked through debris in the house to put the fire out. One firefighter fell from a ladder. He was injured from the fall.  

An anonymous tip led to Risman's arrest Wednesday, he was arrested at Norb Andy's Tavern, at 518 E. Capitol Ave, around 10 p.m.

Riseman faces charges of aggravated arson, and a bond is set at $ 200, 000.

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