Suspect arrested in connection with historic Bedford Mill fire

Posted at 10:27 PM, Jul 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-12 22:39:33-04

BEDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (July 12, 2014) — Police in Battle Creek say they have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the fire at the historic Old Mill in Bedford Township.

Police say they took him into custody Saturday afternoon after interviewing him and he will be facing arson charges.

The fire at the mill on M-37, near Hutchinson Road, started late Tuesday night. It was the second arson attempt at that building in about a month.

Police say the suspect is being held at the Calhoun County Jail and is expected to be arraigned Monday afternoon.

The case is still under investigation. If you have further information, contact the Battle Creek Police Department.