Sudbury woman charged in connection with Gordon Township fire

(GORE BAY, ON) – On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance of the Sudbury OPP Crime Unit, charged the person responsible for a building Fire in Gordon Township, Ontario.

On Sunday, November 4, 2017, Manitoulin-Espanola OPP with the assistance of the Gore Bay Fire Department, and the OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) were called to a report of a building fire at a residence on Highway 542 in Gordon Township.

As a result of the investigation, Shannon DESJARDINS, age 41, of Sudbury, Ontario has been charged with:

  • Arson contrary to section 434.1 of the Criminal Code of Canada (CC).
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The accused is scheduled to appear at the Provincial Court of Justice in Gore Bay, Ontario on April 17, 2018.

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