Man Arrested On Arson Charge, Police Still Looking For Pickup Truck

Thursday April 1st, 2021

Posted at 3:14pm


Windsor Police have made an arrest following a fire in West Windsor.

On Sunday, March 7th at 9:30pm, officers were called with firefighters to the 900 block of Bridge Avenue for a report of an active fire.

The Windsor Police Arson Unit continued to investigate the incident and a suspect was identified. Police say the suspect was located on Wednesday while driving. He was arrested without incident.

Mario Jr Veltri, a 41 year old male from Windsor, is charged with arson, break and enter, and driving while prohibited (x2).

Police say they’re still looking for a vehicle believed to be involved. They say the vehicle is a brown/beige coloured 2001 Chevrolet S10 pick-up truck with Ontario licence plate number BC8 5810. They say the tailgate may also be missing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police Service at 519-255-6700 ext. 4330 or 519-258-6111, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at

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