On April 8, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 33-year-old Paul Thompson for arson.
It is alleged on April 7, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. the accused was seen standing near a small fire in his residence in the 1500 block of Trunk Road with a lighter in his hand. The witness was able to extinguish the fire.
The accused was arrested on April 8, 2020 and charged with arson, breach of recognizance and breach of probation. He was held for bail court.
These charges do not stem from the incident Sault Police assisted Sault Fire Services investigate in the 1500 block of Trunk Road on the morning of April 8, 2020.