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14 Year Old Charged Following Vehicle Fire

(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) -On June 7, 2023, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Wellington North Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle on fire in a field off of Sligo Road East. The cause of the fire was determined to be suspicious, and the Wellington County OPP entered into an investigation.   

As a result of the investigation, a 14 year-old of the Township of Wellington North has been charged with Arson – Damage to Property. The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Guelph at a later date. 

If you have information that might assist the investigation, please call Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.

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