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St. Thomas, Ont. police charge man after mailboxes set ablaze

On June 3, 2022, approximately 12:28 a.m., first responders were called to the scene after a man was reported stealing mail and lighting various mailboxes and garbage bags on fire. Andrew Graham / Global News

St. Thomas police charged a man early Friday after two fires were set on Talbot Street.

A man was reported stealing mail and setting various mailboxes and garbage bags on fire in the area of Talbot Street and Princess Avenue at about 12:30 a.m. on Friday, police said.

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Fire crews extinguished the fires quickly.

Police reviewed security footage and identified a suspect. He was located and taken into custody.

Morgan Thomas, 40, of St. Thomas, has been charged with one count of theft of mail and two counts of arson.

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