Man Accused of Trying to Set Police Car on Fire Makes First Court Appearance

Updated 3 years ago

A man accused of trying to set a Bangor police car on fire appeared in court via video conference Monday afternoon.Ian Bodger, 61, is charged with arson. Police say he was kneeling near a police car outside the Bangor Police Department and told an officer he was burning the cruiser. He’s being held on $50,000 bail and has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. He’ll be back in court in March.


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