Police Work Nets Young Arsonist
(LEAMINGTON, ON) – The Essex County OPP Crime Unit and the Essex County OPP Street Crimes Unit took an old fashion approached when they hit the streets of Leamington to help identify a suspect in relation to the arson on March 12th, 2012.
As a result of good old police work a young person has been arrested and charged. On March 14th, 2012 at 10:30pm the OPP arrested a 16 year old male from Leamington. His name cannot be released since he is a young person as defined by the Youth Criminal Justice Act. The teen has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences;
- Arson – Cause Bodily Harm
- Break and Enter to a Dwelling house
- Mischief under $5000
The youth has been released from custody on a Promise to Appear with numerous conditions.