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slycan
04-06-2009, 07:20 AM
SHERBROOKE, QC - A former volunteer firefighter in Quebec's Eastern Townships has been sentenced to five years in prison for setting several fires that he later helped put out.

David Rouillard, 28, was convicted of lighting seven fires between 2002 and 2008, including one at a $250,000 ski lodge near Sherbrooke and another in a large residential building.

He has been in police custody since his arrest Nov. 15. The sentence will be reduced by the five months he has already served.
Source: CBC (click for full story) (http://www.cbc.ca/canada/montreal/story/2009/04/03/mtl-firefighter-sentence.html)

nocomment
04-06-2009, 09:57 AM
At least he helped put them out :rolleyes:

ve2vfd
04-06-2009, 10:20 AM
5 years... minus 5 months x 2 pre trial time so we're down to 4 years... and for good behaviour they boot you out after 1/6th of your sentence so he he's out in 8-10 months...

Thats basically 1 month per fire... Don't you just love the mickey mouse justice system in this country?

Pat