Tippecanoe Man Faces Arson Charges, Following December House Fire

A Tippecanoe man faces arson charges, following a December house fire. Caleb Michael Geldner, 37, faces felony charges of arson and criminal mischief causing over $50,000 in damage, according to Marshall County Police.

Officers say the fire happened the morning of December 21 at a home in the 4,000 block of 17B Road. Investigators believed the fire was suspicious and requested help from the State Fire Marshal’s Office. As part of the investigation, police say they filed a probable cause affidavit for Geldner’s arrest. Officers say he was already in jail on an unrelated charge.