UPDATE: The O.P.P. have laid a second charge into yesterday’s fire.

According to the police, the accused is now also facing a failure to comply with probation, on top of the Arson charge.


BANCROFT, ON – A Bancroft resident is facing arson charges.

The Bancroft O.P.P. have charged 50-year-old Rosanne Gutoskie with arson.

According to the O.P.P., an investigation was launched after officers were sent on a fire assist call yesterday night around 9:49 pm.

During the investigation, officers spoke to a tenant of the Woodview Lane property.

Police say the investigation is on-going and the OPP Forensic Identification Unit along with the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall will be assisting.

Gutoskie was held over for a bail hearing in Belleville happening today.