Charges laid in Walkerton area arson

cjos OPP

South Bruce OPP have laid charges in connection with a fire near Walkerton. 

On October 2, just before 7am OPP received a report of a structure fire along Bruce County Road 2 in Brant Township. 

Officers arrived with members of the Walkerton Fire Department to find a building fully engulfed by flames.

A 23-year-old Municipality of Brockton man located on the property was arrested and charged with arson, 2 counts of theft under $5,000 and 2 counts of break and enter. 

He will be appearing in court as required to answer to the charges.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police 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, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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