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Man arrested in Mischief investigation,
Vandalism of newspaper boxes

Broadcast time: 17:45
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

32 Division

Case #: 2019-1625809

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest in a series of vandalism to newspaper boxes.

Beginning in March 2019, the Toronto Police Service began investigating mischief to newspaper boxes.

It is alleged that:

- Epoch Times news boxes were targeted for vandalism

- the newspapers were first stolen and the display windows damaged

- over time the damage escalated and included boxes all over the Greater Toronto Area

- the boxes were filled with trash and smeared with excrement

- in excess of 100 incidents occurred

On Monday, August 26, 2019, Fabio Guerrieri, 50, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Mischief Over $5,000

He will appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 10 a.m., in room 301.

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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Cory Jones, 32 Division