**** HRP Media Release
Police charge man in relation to arson investigation
Police have charged a man in relation to an arson investigation in Halifax yesterday.
At approximately 4:15 p.m. police responded, along with Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency, to a wooded area near Thomas Raddall Drive.
There was a brush fire at that location and fire investigators confirmed it was deliberately set.
A suspect was identified, and a man was arrested without incident in the area a short time later.
A 31-year-old man is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date to face one count each of arson and mischief.