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Arrest Made in 2015 Ames Car Arsons, Burglaries

Roman Hart (WHO-HD)

Roman Hart (WHO-HD)

AMES, Iowa — Ames police have arrested a man they believe to be an arsonist.

Police say Roman Hart, 18, set fire to at least three cars in September of 2015. They say his fingerprints were found on the cars as well as on the exterior and interior of other vehicles that had been burglarized.

Hart is now charged with three counts of arson and one count of attempted burglary.

Hart is being held on a $20,000 bond. A bond review hearing is set for Wednesday afternoon in Story County court.