South Calgary arson suspects arrested – charges pending

July 17, 2013 | By | Reply More

South Calgary arson suspects are two youths

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South Calgary arson suspects arrested in southwest Calgary on Tuesday morning.

The Calgary Police have arrested two youths in connection with a number of arsons in south Calgary beginning in May of this year.

Between May 1 and July 10, police believe the two suspects set nine fires in the south end of the city.  The fires were started in recycling bins and on parked, unattended vehicles.

At around 4 a.m., on Tuesday, CPS officers noticed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Bullhead Rd SW.  The vehicle was pulled over and two youths were taken into custody without incident and charges are pending.

Due to the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the names of the two youth involved will not be released. Calgary Police are continuing to investigate the suspected arsons and will release more information once charges have been laid.

Anyone with information about the fires in the city’s south is asked to call police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

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