That was a quick arrest - store is still closed.

Crime 100By Staff

February 5th, 2018


Police investigating suspected arson a Downtown Burlington Tim Horton’s have identified the two suspects sought in connection with this investigation.

Front of store

$600,000 estimated damage

Both suspects have been arrested; one was released unconditionally after it was determined he was not involved with setting the fire.

The second male, Travis Donald PEDDLE (33-yrs) of Burlington was released on a Promise to Appear in Milton Court on March 7th 2018 charged with arson and fail to comply with probation.

Damage estimates are now in excess of $600,000.00

The fire was observed shortly before 2:30 AM on January 25th. Halton Regional Police and Burlington Fire Department responded to a fire call at the Tim Horton’s located at 601 Brant Street in Burlington.

The fire which originated in an exterior garbage can was extinguished but not before causing damage to the front of the building and smoke damage inside.

The investigation revealed that at approximately 1:47 AM, two suspects attended the front of the Tim Horton’s which was closed at the time. One of the suspects was observed on video surveillance tampering with the garbage can briefly before both continued to walk away. Within minutes, a large volume of smoke could be seen coming out of the same garbage bin and continued to burn and spread until eventually it was noticed by a passerby who then called 911.

Anyone with additional information regarding this arson is asked to contact Detective Constable Jacques Brunelle of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2334. Tips can also be submitted 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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