Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Guelph-Eramosa man faces arson charges

The Ontario Provincial Police have laid arson charges against a 28-year-old man living in Guelph-Eramosa township, which stretches northeast from Guelph to Halton Hills.

Police say he set six fires, one of them burning down a barn and house, four of them burning houses and two burning sheds. All of those fires were in the township.

The combined house and barn fire was Feb. 3 on Township Road 3.

The OPP is investigating a total of 24 fires deemed suspicious.

The man they charged is Justin Nicholas Jonathon Beal.