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Man charged with 2011 vehicle arson

13.03.2018 12:10
By: Matthew Higgs

Crime Stoppers tip help police identify suspect


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - A Crime Stoppers tip has helped Brandon Police solve a historic arson case that happened more than six years ago.

On November 7, 2011, police said they were called to the Governor's Gate apartments on Regent Crescent for a vehicle fire.

Police said a 2003 Chevrolet Malibu was torched.

Police said through a tip and further investigation, they were able to identify a now 28-year-old man as the suspect in the case.

Police said the man was arrested on Monday, March 12, and charged with arson.

He will be in court on May 7.