Man Charged with Arson

Sault Fire Services respond for a call on North Street, June 27, 2021 (Dan Gray/

On June 27, 2021 officers with Patrol Services charged 30-year-old Gabriel Nadeau with arson.

Around 5:00 p.m. officers responded to a fire at a residence in the 200 block of North Street. Upon arrival Sault Fire Services was on scene. While on scene officers witnessed the accused climb out of a second floor window and flee the area.

Officers were able to catch up to him and attempt an arrest. The accused resisted and struck officers. They were able to gain control of the accused and he was arrested. Officers were able to identify the accused and further investigation revealed the accused had thrown a jar at a victim around 2:00 p.m.

He is charged with arson, being unlawfully in a dwelling, assault with a weapon, two counts of assaulting a peace officer and two counts of resisting a peace officer. He was held for bail court.


  1. They’ll scold him, validate his frequent flyer card, give him a 6 pack of Bic lighters and set him free. Things need to change in a big way if the city is ever going to get any better.

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