RCMP makes arrest for string of arsons in Twillingate, N.L.

Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador – Following a lengthy investigation into a number of suspicious fires in the Twillingate area, RCMP arrested 34-year-old Adam Rumbolt of Twillingate on December 8, 2020.

The RCMP General Investigation Section was called in to assist in the investigation of fourteen suspicious fires that occurred between the months of May to September, 2020. The areas that were targeted included wooded areas and abandoned buildings in the town. There were no injuries.

Arson Fire
(File Photo) Arson Fire

The fire at the Ashbourne House that happened on September 11, 2020, is not related to this string of fires and that investigation is continuing.

RUMBOLT, who is charged with three counts of arson, was released from custody and is set to appear in court in Gander on February 16, 2021.

RCMP NL continues to fulfill its mandate to protect public safety, enforce the law, and ensure the delivery of priority policing services in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Twillingate RCMP

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