“The Week That Was” in Windsor News: July 1st – 7th 2012
Sunday July 8th, 2012
Posted at 2:00pm
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Windsor saw its first big storms of the Summer this past Wednesday, with heavy winds causing wide-spread power outages and bringing many trees down.
A lightning strike on Tuesday afternoon was responsible for a serious house fire in a classically designed brick home at 664 Moy Avenue.
Windsor Police are searching for a suspect after a “Molotov cocktail” incendiary device was thrown onto the driveway of a residence in the 1500 block of Francois Road around 8:20pm Monday night. Witnesses were able to extinguish the flames which had spread to a nearby lawn before police arrived.
Firefighters were called to a fire inside a materials storage building in the 1100 block of Westcott Street on the City’s east side, Thursday night. Investigators have determined that the fire was arson and it caused $250,000 in damage.
Windsor Police arrested a 14 year old girl Wednesday night for making death threats against another 14 year old female known to her. Police say that these threats were conveyed via the victim’s Facebook page.
Windsorites celebrated Canada’s 145th birthday on Monday with a parade down Wyandotte Street East.