More arson charges
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.