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Man accused of setting fire to Community Corrections building receives new trial date

Morales is accused of setting fire to the Vigo County Community Corrections Center in late June.

Posted: Aug. 9, 2018 3:47 PM
Updated: Aug. 9, 2018 7:03 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A new trial date is set for the man accused of setting fire to a county building.

Jason Morales will now face a jury on December 3rd.

Morales is accused of setting fire to the Vigo County Community Corrections Center in late June.

Police believe he was upset after parole agents took a laptop from him.

LINK | SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS THE MAN SUSPECTED OF SETTING FIRE TO COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS BUILDING WALKING THE HALLS

That laptop contained pornography.

He remains in the Vigo County Jail on a $100,000 bond with no 10 percent.

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