2 Arrested After Police Respond to Vehicle Fire

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On October 8, 2020 at 10:55 a.m., members of the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a vehicle fire at a residence in the 200 block of Durham Street in Kincardine. Officers arrived with members of Kincardine Fire and Emergency Services to find a vehicle fully engulfed in flames. 

 

Initial investigation revealed that 2 people were residing in an outbuilding on the vacant property. They were taken into custody and a collection of weapons were seized.

 

A 42-year-old resident of Kincardine was charged with Unauthorized possession of a weapon, 2 counts of possessing a firearm or ammunition while prohibited, Unlawfully in a dwelling house and Enter premises when entry prohibited. The accused was held in custody pending the result of a bail hearing scheduled for October 9, 2020.

 

A 39-year-old resident of Saugeen Shores was charged with Unauthorized possession of a weapon and Enter premises when entry prohibited. The accused is scheduled to appear in court on December 16, 2020 to answer to the charges.

 

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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