More ar­son charges

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if Warner suf­fered from a men­tal dis­or­der at the time of the al­leged offence that would ex­empt him from crim­i­nal re­spon­si­bil­ity. The mat­ters have been ad­journed un­til June 20 for a fit­ness hear­ing.

The most re­cent fire-re­lated charges Warner is fac­ing al­leged that he in­ten­tion­ally or reck­lessly caused dam­age by fire to a 2016 Hyundai Elantra and a 2013 Hyundai Elantra in Wood­side May 21. He’s also charged with two counts of fail­ing to com­ply with his re­cog­ni­zance.

Warner is also charged with in­ten­tion­ally or reck­lessly caus­ing dam­age by fire to a house, caus­ing bod­ily harm to a man, on Bains Road, Can­ning, on Feb. 10. This mat­ter has also been ad­journed un­til June 20 for elec- tion and plea.

The court had pre­vi­ously granted a joint re­quest from the Crown at­tor­ney and de­fence lawyer for a crim­i­nal re­spon­si­bil­ity as­sess­ment for Warner fol­low­ing a Feb. 12 court ap­pear­ance. Warner was found fit to stand trial on this charge.

Can­ning fire­fight­ers were called to a house fire on Bains Road at 9:37 p.m. Feb. 10. Au­to­matic aid calls went out to neigh­bour­ing de­part­ments, but ad­di­tional crews were stood down when the fire was quickly con­tained. Two broth­ers were dis­placed, and as­sisted by the Red Cross.

Charges against Warner have not been proven in court.

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