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Winnipeg police search for man wanted on charges including sex assault, arson

Winnipeg police are once again asking for help finding 42-year-old Leslie Reid Contois who is wanted on a long list of offences.

Police previously asked for help finding him on Aug. 239 more words


Windsor man gets house arrest for role in 2015 arson

A man implicated in a 2015 pizzeria blaze that left his accomplice badly burned was sentenced Wednesday to a year on house arrest.

Nidal Hamade, 39, pleaded guilty to being an accessory to arson after the fact and failing to provide assistance in relation to the life or safety of another person after an explosion at the Original Pizza Brothers in the 1200 block of Wyandotte Street East on Oct. 378 more words

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45-year-old woman faces multiple charges after New Brunswick house fire

A 45-year-old woman is facing charges after New Brunswick RCMP arrested her in connection with a house went up in flames on Monday.

Diane Mae Witherell of Red Bank has been charged with two counts of arson, two counts of uttering threats and one count of assaulting a police officer. 94 more words


Recent Read: American Fire

True crime books usually center around murder or death. So when I picked up American Fire by Monica Hesse, I wasn’t sure what to think. 285 more words


this day in crime history: august 15, 1914

On this date in 1914, Julian Carlton (pictured above) murdered seven people on the estate of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Carlton, a native of Barbados, was employed as a servant at Taliesin, Wright’s estate near Spring Green, WI. 216 more words

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Penticton teen sentenced to prison time for arson

A 19-year-old Penticton woman has been sentenced for a lighting a fire that destroyed four townhouses in Penticton on Oct. 13, 2016.

Last November, Sydney Leer pleaded guilty to a charge of arson causing damaging to property for the fire at the Cascades Gardens townhouse complex on Penticton Ave. 143 more words


Police: Man Poured Gas On Neighbor’s Lawn, Set It On Fire

(STMW) — A northwest suburban man who resolved an argument with a neighbor by pouring gasoline on the other man’s lawn and setting it on fire is being held without bond on an arson charge, police said. 179 more words