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Man charged over suspicious fire

November 24, 2022 9:18 am in by

Ipswich detectives have charged a 40-year-old Lowood man following the alleged arson at the Lowood Police Station on November 2.

It will be alleged the man entered the grounds of the station at 11:58pm and deliberately set fire to three police vehicles parked behind the station, causing over $350 000 in damages.

The man has been charged with one count each of arson, endangering particular property by fire, breach of bail, possessing drug utensils and urinating in a public place.

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He has been refused bail and will appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court today (November 24).

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