On Monday, August 9, 2010, at approximately 1:27 pm, Ottawa Police were at the scene of a fire at an abandoned building located near Hunt Club Road and Dean Martin Drive. The building, an abandoned show home, was completely destroyed in the fire. Estimated damage was $60,000.00. The building was unoccupied at the time of the fire.
Aaron Menzies, a 20-year-old male of Ottawa, is charged with one count of Arson damage to property. He is scheduled to appear in court on September 8, 2010.
The investigation is ongoing.