Edson RCMP investigate string of arsons in the Edson area; “abandoned church that sustained minor damage”

Edson, Alberta – Edson RCMP are investigating a string of arsons that have occurred in and around Edson and Yellowhead County. Since March 10, 2023, RCMP have investigated 6 such arsons which have included, wood logs, an old recreational bus, stored tires, a play set, 3 town of Edson vehicles and an abandoned church that sustained minor damage.

(File Photo) Arson

The Edson RCMP General Investigative Section has been deployed to assist with the investigations. RCMP are looking into the possibility that some or all of these fires were set by the same person.

“These fires are troubling for our community and we are ensuring that the proper resources are being deployed to investigate this matter,” says Edson Detachment Commander Staff Sergeant Christian Delisle.

If you have any information about these incidents or those responsible please call the Edson RCMP at 780-723-8800 . If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store. To report crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play.

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