Napanee OPP add to list of charges against suspected arsonists

Beaver Staff

As a result of an ongoing investigation, two Napanee men accused with a arson earlier this year have seen their list of charges increase.
Robert Pickston, 33 and Joseph Pickstock, 40, were charged with arson, break and enter and mischief under $5,000 back on Jan. 10.  Additionally, Robert Pickstock was charged with four counts of public mischief.

On Jan. 15, as a result of the ongoing investigation, Joseph Pickstock was also charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, careless storage of a firearm, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, driving while suspended and driving without a valid permit.

Robert Pickstock was charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.

The investigation is being conducted  by detectives from the Napanee OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of detective inspector Dave Robinson of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).   

Police are interested in speaking with anyone who has purchased any items from either accused during the month of January, 2018. They can contact the Napanee Crime Unit at 1-888-310-1122 or should they wish to remain anonymous, they may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).

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