On Monday, October 24, 2022 at approximately 3:40 p.m. the Rock Island Fire Department and Police Department responded to a report of a structure fire in the 1600 block of 12th Street.
Upon arrival, Fire and Police personnel observed a single-family residence on fire. The occupant of the home evacuated safely with no injuries reported; however, significant fire damage was caused to the house.
During the investigation, it was learned that 52-year-old, Adrian W. Rogers, entered the home and intentionally set the house on fire. Rogers had fled from the scene prior to the arrival of officers and firefighters.
Rogers has since been apprehended and an arrest warrant was issued by the Rock Island County State’s Attorney’s Office charging Rogers with Aggravated Arson, a Class X Felony, and Arson, a Class 1 felony with bond set at $500,000.00.
The Rock Island Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division and the Rock Island Fire Marshal’s Office are jointly investigating this case.
Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Rock Island Police Department at (309) 732-2677 or Crime Stoppers at (309) 762-9500 or using the P3 Tips app.