Arson In Fergus – HOLWERDA

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) – On June 6, 2020, at approximately 9:45 a.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of arson and mischief at an apartment building on Forfar Street East in Fergus.

It was reported that at approximately 2:00 a.m. an intoxicated individual caused damage to a newspaper stand inside the lobby by smashing it and set a barbeque on fire that was outside the building.

Officers determined the suspect’s identity and as a result, Gordon Evan HOLWERDA, 28-years-old of Fergus has been charged with Arson and Mischief Under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario court of justice – Guelph on August 11, 2020 to answer to the charges.

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