Suspect connected to Springfield arson

Robert Ryan Miller appeared in Clark County Municipal Court today for arraignment, and bond was set at $5,000.

Detectives said in the case of a fire on Park Avenue, the suspect poured oil lamp on a pillow and lit it, charring the rear of the home.

Neighbors helped lead police to Miller as the suspect.

In the arrest report, police said the suspect told them he committed the crime to draw attention to what he believes is the city’s drug problem. He showed police how he lit the fire on Park Avenue.

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