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Oak Bay resident could face another set of arson charges

A 25-year-old woman who faced charges in the summer is in custody again for Monday fire

A local resident has arson charges being recommended against her for the second time.

Oak Bay Police and Fire attended a call for a car cover on fire on Jan. 7. The car was located within a carport on Frederick Norris Road. Officers arrested a 25-year-old female who was known to them, as they recommended arson charges against her previously for fires set in the same area.

READ MORE: Woman charged with arson for Oak Bay fires

“We have no reason to believe anyone was specifically targeted,” said Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties. “She’s being held in custody until the 15th when she’s scheduled to appear in court.”

No one was injured during the incident.



jesse.laufer@oakbaynews.com

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