CJOB News Team reporting
Police have charged a man in connection with two garage fires.
Police responded to a blaze early Friday morning in the 100 block of Sawchuck Bay.
Police say the suspect allegedly set fire to a garage at the rear of a home and then proceeded to break into a nearby truck and steal property. The owner of the truck and a neighbour caught the suspect in the act and held him for police.
Further investigation revealed the man was involved in another fire in the same area on June 14th when a garage and fence were set ablaze.
The 18 year old suspect was charged with three counts of Arson with damage to property and one count of theft under five thousand dollars.
He was released on a promise to appear.