Area OPP Police Press Releases

4 Dead In Barn Fire

(BRANT COUNTY, ON) – On June 5, 2019 at approximately 4:25 a.m., members of Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspicious fire at a farm on Jerseyville Road.

Brant OPP and the County of Brant Fire Service attended at that location and found a barn and a truck destroyed , along with four pygmy goats who perished as a result of the fire. 

Following an investigation involving the Huronia West OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), the Brant County Crime Unit and Brant County CSCU, two individuals were arrested and charged in connection with arson fires in Stratford, Niagara, Brantford and two in Brant County.

  • Jayson Ronald BIGELOW, 37 years-of-age from Brantford is charged with Arson – Damage to Property (five counts) and Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime – Over $5000.
  • Daniel Ryan PERRY, 33 years-of-age from Brantford is charged with Arson – Damage to Property (five counts).

Both are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Brantford at a later date.

If you have information regarding this event or any other crime activity in the area, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or *OPP (677) on your mobile phone. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit a tip online at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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