CHICAGO (STMW) — A Lincoln Park man has been charged with starting a fire in a dumpster that damaged a nearby building in the Lake View neighborhood over the weekend.
Bob Idaka, 54, was charged with one felony count of residential arson, according to Chicago Police.
Idaka intentionally set fire to a dumpster and a nearby piece of furniture in the 900 block of West Belmont just before 2 a.m. on May 7, police said. The fire damaged a nearby building, but no one was injured.
Idaka, of the 600 block of West Deming, was taken into custody about noon on March 8 in the 400 block of West Diversey, police said.
He is scheduled to appear in bond court Tuesday.
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