Fountain City (WQOW) - Charges were filed Thursday against a suspect in Wednesday's church fire in Fountain City.Jesse Bromaghim, from Winona, is being held on a $10,000 cash bond after being charged with arson, criminal damage to property and attempted car theft. Bromaghim is accused of starting Wednesday's fire and tipping over a statue at St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Investigators said they found a pile of burnt debris and a cigarette lighter at the scene.
Investigators said that same morning he tried to steal a car from a dealership. They said he admitted to vandalizing the church and starting the fire.
He will be back in court next Wednesday.
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