Owen Sound police charge city man with arson and other offences
Owen Sound Police have charged a man in connection with several incidents reported on Tuesday.
Just before midnight on March 24th, a concerned citizen contacted Police to report a suspicious person who had been knocking on doors in an upper east side neighbourhood.
Police attended the area to look for the male but were simultaneously called away for a house on fire in the same general area.
Police spotted 3-4 foot high flames coming from an enclosed front porch of the residence.
Members of the Owen Sound Police Service were able to extinguish the fire before tracking down a man at the scene who set the blaze.
A 64 year old Owen Sound man was charged with Arson - disregarding human life.
The same suspect was also charged with assault and uttering threats after further investigation revealed he was also involved in another unrelated incident earlier in the day.
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