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Arson Arrest in Milton

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made an arrest in relation to an arson investigation in Milton.

On October 2, 2023, at approximately 4:00 am, police attended a fire in a parking lot located at 326 Bronte Street North. A semi-trailer truck was fully engulfed in flames at the time of police arrival. The fire was safely extinguished by Milton Fire and Rescue Services.

Police investigation determined the fire to be an act of arson. Gasoline was also found to be poured over other semi-trailer trucks parked in the lot (although they were not set fire).

Damage was also caused to a pickup truck parked next to the semi-trailer truck set on fire.

On November 12, 2023, police arrested a 31-year-old male of Brampton. At that time police also executed a search warrant at a residence in Brampton.

Kumar Vinit has been charged with two counts of arson and one count of mischief over $5000.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2416.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at


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