Quyon man charged with arson in connection with weekend fire

MRC des Collines Police say a 28-year-old man has been arrested and charged with arson, after a fire in Quyon Saturday morning.

It happened around 5:40 a.m. at 15 Chemin Du Cerfeuil, on the shores of Pontiac Bay. The home and a shed were damaged.

Police say the suspect, who lives in the area, is known to them.

Éric Lortie is also facing charges of illegal possession of a firearm and careless storage of a firearm.

Police say he'll be undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.