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Youth Charged With Arson In Fire In Haliburton

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Haliburton Highlands OPP has charged a youth with arson as a result of a fire that occurred in Haliburton earlier this week.

On November 13, 2022, shortly after 4:00 p.m., Haliburton Highlands OPP and Dysart  Fire Department responded to a reported fire at a washroom building at Head Lake Park in Haliburton. With the assistance of the public a suspect was quickly identified and arrested a short time later according to police.

A 15-year-old young person, whose identity is protected under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. has been charged with 2 counts of Arson-damage to property.

Haliburton Highlands OPP is requesting anyone with information about this or any other unlawful activity to call 1-888-310-1122 or 705 286-1431. Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a secure web-tip at https://www.khcrimestoppers.com/, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward.


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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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