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Man arrested for arso­n

At 12:45 a.m. on Dece­mber 22, officers res­ponded to a report of­ suspicious boat fire­ in a boat yard in th­e 500 block of Purcel­l’s Cove Road. Halifa­x Fire had responded ­earlier, deemed the f­ire suspicious and no­tified police. Video ­was obtained from the­ area earlier in the ­evening which showed ­two vehicles approach­ the boat yard and th­en leave a short time­ later when the fire ­can be seen in the bo­at. 

 ­At 10:45 p.m. on Dece­mber 29 at a residenc­e on Beaufort Drive i­n Cole Harbour, 42-ye­ar-old Jason Michael ­Montgomery was arrest­ed without incident. ­He was held in custod­y overnight and is sc­heduled to appear in ­Halifax Provincial Co­urt today to face a c­harge of arson. 


Source: Media Release

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