Repeat Offender Arrested In Goderich For ArsonSource: Area OPP
Date: Thu Jun 25 04:02:54 MST 2020
(GODERICH, ON) - Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid an Arson charge in connection with a fire discovered yesterday afternoon at the popular Maitland Woods trail system.
Shortly after 4:30 p.m. on June 22, 2020 Huron OPP officers received a call from a concerned hiker in the Maitland Woods reporting someone had started a fire in the Maitland Woods located off of Parsons Court. Officers responded to the area and located the accused sitting by the medium sized fire he had started. The accused was found to be burning foliage and downed tree branches in a reckless manner.
The accused was arrested and taken into custody without incident. Goderich Fire Department responded to extinguish the fire.
Aaron WEDGE, 29 years of age of no fixed address has been charged with:
Arson - Damage to Property
Fail to Comply with Probation Order - Two Counts
Fail to Comply with Release Order - Two Counts
The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for August 31, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Goderich.
Area OPPDo You Recognize These People Of Interest?
Break And Enter In Listowel
Howick Resident Gives Scammer $50,000 In Bitcoin
Copper Wire Stolen
Shots Fired In Mitchell
Rims & Tires Stolen From Pickup Truck
17 Year Old Pedestrian Hit By Truck In Listowel - Josh SANBURN Charged
Suspected Overdose Death In Exeter
Motorcycle Vs Car Collision
Suspended Repeat Drunk Driver 2X Limit - COSSMAN
Fatal Motorcycle Vs Truck Collision
61 Year Old Driver Caught Using Weed
22 Year Old Drunk Driver Caught Going 2X Speed Limit - MISENER
24 Year Old Caught On Closed Road With No Insurance Or Muffler
13 More Stunt Drivers Charged
8 Taken To Hospital Following Collision
135 in an 80 - GIRDLER
Dog Rescued From House Fire - 23 Year Old Charged With Arson, Breach & Injury To Animal - NOTHOF
Theft Of Metal Roofing
24 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge
24 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving & Hit And Run Charges - KAUFMAN
Scammer Gets $8,300
ATV Stolen While Farmer Checks On Crops
Speeding Drunk Driver Charged - FEHRENBACK
Drugged Driver Found In Ditch By Police - FISHER
Huron CountyCounty of Huron Recovery Team remains committed to helping local businesses
Staff member at Huronview Home for the Aged confirmed positive for COVID-19