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Woman who put Charlottetown apartment fire condemned to 1 year in prison

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Key takeaways: 

  • A judge has said Grace Sark is improbable to be able to settle for the damage.
  • Approximately 20 people were displaced after a fire on Euston Street in Charlottetown on April 6, 2021.
  • Grace May Sark finally pleaded blameworthy to lighting the fire. 

A woman who put a fire in a Charlottetown flat building last year has been convicted to one year in a provincial prison.

Grace May Sark was sentenced to P.E.I. Provincial Court on Monday, following a joint sentencing 

advice last week from Crown prosecutor John Diamond and defense attorney Trish Cheverie.

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A woman who put a fire in a Charlottetown flat building last year has been convicted to one year in a provincial prison

The early morning blaze in April of 2021 left three people wounded, forced 20 citizens of the 224 Euston Street building out of their houses, and caused $250,000 in damage.

Sark will be on probation for three years after her release from jail and has been requested to pay $125,000 restitution.

Judge Jeff Lantz had said there is no reasonable anticipation that Sark will ever be able to pay for the cost of damages.

Source – cbc.ca

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