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UPDATE: Arson Suspect Arrested

Vancouver Police have arrested 46-year-old Jason Acoose of Vancouver for allegedly setting an East Vancouver fire, which was recently spotlighted in a VPD media release.

VPD Arson investigators are crediting the public for tips which helped lead to the arrest of Mr. Acoose.

Just before noon yesterday, VPD  patrol officers arrested Mr. Acoose near Commercial Drive and E. 12th Avenue. 

Crown Counsel has approved two charges of arson to property against him.

Mr. Acoose remains in custody. There is no additional information available to share at this time