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TIMMINS POLICE INVESTIGATE INCIDENT – LAY CHARGE OF ARSON AGAINST LOCAL MAN

The Timmins Police Service responded to a residential fire at an apartment building on Mount-joy Street South during the early morning hours of Thursday, August 2nd
Timmins Fire Department personnel were already attending to the fire scene prior to police arrival. None of the occupants of the building sustained injury.
The fire was contained to one area of the building and damage to the building in terms of loss has yet to be determined.
Upon arrival at the scene, Timmins Police officers were provided with sufficient background details by witnesses and located the suspect who allegedly started the fire.
The responding Timmins Police Service officers took the suspect into custody.
Luke WYNNE, 34, of Timmins was arrested and has been charged with:
– Arson – Disregard for Human Life contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Fail to Comply with Probation Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Fail to Comply with Recognizance contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
The accused remains in police custody and is awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.