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Peterborough man charged with arson at business in south end of city

A Peterborough man has been charged with arson following an incident at a business early Friday. Peterborough Police Service

A Peterborough man is facing arson charges following an incident in the city’s south end early Friday.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 1:15 a.m., officers responded to reports of a suspicious person allegedly entering trailers of a business on Braidwood Avenue.

Officers located a suspect and found a dumpster on fire on the property.

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Peterborough Fire Services were notified and put out the fire.

Donald Thibault, 30, of Lansdowne Street, was arrested and charged with arson — damage to property.

He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Dec. 10.

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