On February 7th, 2016 at approximately 12:30 am police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Garnet Street for the report of smoke coming from a house which was believed to be vacant. A witness observed a male running from the address.
Regina Fire and Protective Services attended and extinguished the fire.
Investigation led to a seventeen year-old male, who was arrested nearby.
A seventeen year-old male was charged with Arson Causing Damage to Property [434 CC], Break and Enter & Commit [348(1)(B) CC], and Failure To Comply with Disposition [137 YCJA].
The male will not be named in accordance with the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. He appeared in Youth Court today, February 8, 2016 at 9:30 am.