Man charged in Daly Avenue Arson

Posted On Friday October 02, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, October 2, 2020   11:40am

(Ottawa) – Frontline Patrol Officers responded to a break and enter in the 100 block of Daly Avenue on October 1st

At approximately 3:00 am, a man broke a window in a residential building, entered the building and poured gasoline on the floor. Witnesses were woken up by the sound of glass breaking and saw the suspect leave the area. 

At approximately 4:00 am, another witness woke up to the smell of gasoline and called 911. 

Responding officers located the suspect and arrested him without incident at approximately 5:00 am. 

The Ottawa Police Arson Unit charged Kivi BAR WARI, 36 years old, of Ottawa with: 

  • Causing fire with disregard for human life
  • Possession of incendiary material for arson
  • Breaking and Entering into a dwelling-house with intent
  • Mischief
  • Failure to comply with a release order x2 

He is scheduled to appear in court today. 

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