Crime of the Week: Arsons – Edmundston, N.B.

Crime Stoppers and the Edmundston Police Force are looking for information regarding two suspicious fires in Edmundston, New Brunswick.

On September 6 and September 20, 2014, the Edmundston Fire Department and the Edmundston Police Force were called to the scenes of two separate structure fires. In the first incident, the Centre for Alcoholics Anonymous situated at 15 Costello Street was completely destroyed. In the second call, the St. John the Baptist/St.­ Paul’s United Church, a historic building located at 86, rue de l’église, was demolished by the flames. The investigations revealed both fires were suspicious in nature. The police are asking the public for any information that may help solve these cases of arson.

If you have any information concerning these fires and wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP212 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at We want your information, not your name. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime.


There are 4 ways to submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers:
TALK: Call us toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
TYPE: or directly at
TIP212 plus your message to CRIMES (274637)
TAP: Download our TipSubmit™ Mobile App for Apple™ or Android™ devices
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