(BlackburnNews.com photo)(BlackburnNews.com photo)

OPP make arrest in Collingwood arson

The Collingwood and Blue Mountains OPP have charged a 20-year-old man in connection with a pair of fires at a local business last month.

On November 13, police attended the scene of a fire at a business on Beachwood Road in Collingwood. Then on November 26, police were called to a fire at the same business. No one was injured in either fire, but an investigation was undertaken the local crime unit.

On December 1, OPP arrested a man in relation to the arson investigation.

The Stayner man has been charged with two counts of arson. The accused was held for bail and was released on conditions.

Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to call Collingwood OPP at 1-705-445-4321. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Read More Local Stories