Police Looking For Downtown Arson Suspect

Thursday January 13th, 2022

Posted at 2:33pm


Windsor Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help identify a suspect that was caught on surveillance cameras intentionally lighting a fire at a downtown business.

Police say it happened around 12:25 am on Thursday, January 13th, 2022, at a business located in the 200 block of Ouellette Avenue.

No injuries were reported as a result of the fire. However, the business suffered damages.

Through investigation, officers believed the fire was intentionally set. As a result, the area was held as a crime scene and the Arson Unit attended to further investigate.

A suspect was captured on surveillance video, and investigators are asking for any information that may assist them in identifying him. Anyone in the area with surveillance cameras is also requested to check their footage for further evidence.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his 20’s, with brown hair, wearing a black winter coat with a hood, black pants, and has a medium build.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police Service – Arson Unit at 519-255-6700 ext. 4330, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.

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