Perry man arrested for arson, disorderly conduct

Kiley Wellendorf - Staff

Colton Jennings Siglin, 26, of Perry, was arrested for multiple charges on Wednesday, Nov. 22. According to Police Reports, Siglin was charged with Criminal Mischief and Disorderly Conduct around midnight, followed by an additional charge of 2nd Degree Arson later on Wednesday afternoon.

Siglin was first arrested at 12:34 a.m. after throwing the chip reader on the ground at Kum & Go and later vandalizing the front area of the convenience store, according to police reports.

Later that day, Siglin was arrested for second degree arson charges following the house fire at 308 Lucinda in Perry.

The house fire occurred at the residence of Chris Hinds, Chief of the Perry Volunteer Fire Department.

According to police reports, Hinds was at the station when he called for assistance from the Fire Department. The Fire Department was paged at 1:38 p.m.

The Dawson Fire Department was paged, with additional contacts to both Alliant Energy and Mid American Energy.

Siglin has a bond set for $10,000 dollars with a preliminary hearing set for Friday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m., according to documents from the Iowa Courts Online.

Siglin was previously arrested on Nov. 18, 2016 in Perry with the following charges: Burglary in the first degree, a class “B” felony; Willful Injury, a class “C” felony, Going Armed with Intent, a class “D” felony.

According to court documents, Siglin was set to go to trial on Monday, Dec. 11 at 9:30 a.m.

The Perry Chief will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.