A Cranbrook youth has pleaded guilty to arson.
Early on Nov. 11, 2015, the Cranbrook Fire Department responded to a fire at Laurie Middle School in Cranbrook. Cranbrook RCMP also attended the scene. Arson was suspected as the cause of the fire.
An extensive investigation by the Cranbrook RCMP General Investigation Section led to the arrest of a 14-year-old male who was charged with arson. On Monday, Feb. 29, the youth pled guilty in Cranbrook Courts receiving a one year intensive support and supervision order.
The Cranbrook RCMP would like to thank members of the public for helping ensure that this case came to a successful conclusion.