On February 8th, 2018 officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested a 16 year old male from Sault Ste. Marie for arson.
It is alleged that at approximately 10:25 p.m. the accused was at a multi-unit residence that is known to him in the 300 block of Albert Street West.
The accused ignited a small fire inside of a single unit and left the area.
Upon arrival the fire was extinguished and minimal damage was discovered.
Officers located the accused a short time later and he was taken into custody.
He has been charged with one count of arson and one count of breach of the peace. He was held for bail court.
If you have any information regarding these crimes, or any other crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).