On May 31 at 11:49 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a fire in the lobby of an apartment building in the 200 block of Victoria Road, Dartmouth. The fire was extinguished by a resident when it was discovered. A suspect description was obtained during the investigation by officers.
On June 1, 2019 at 12:36 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded along with Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency to the 100 block of Albro Lake Road, Dartmouth. A fire had been reported in the lobby of an apartment building and in-front of an apartment door. The fire was quickly extinguished. No residents were displaced and damage was minimal. Investigation revealed that the fire had been intentionally set and that the person responsible was of the same description as that of the suspect from the Victoria Road fire. A 44-year-old woman was arrested in the area and will face charges of charges of arson and breech of probation. She will appear in court at a later date.