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Suspicious fire,
St. John the Evangelist Church,
49 George Street,
Marc Porlier, 43, arrested

Broadcast time: 15:45
Monday, April 17, 2017

12 Division

Case #: 2017-667714

On Sunday, April 16, 2017, at 8 a.m., police received a call for a fire at St. John the Evangelist Church at 49 George Street.

See previous release.

On Monday, April 17, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Marc Porlier, 43, of no fixed address, was arrested by the OPP Huntsville Detachment.

He has been charged with:

1) Arson
2) Mischief over $5000

He is scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 10 a.m., room 206.

The Toronto Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance with this arrest.

The TPS would also like to thank the Ontario Provincial Police for locating and coordinating the arrest.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Shawn Gilbert, 12 Division