Update: Arson Investigation in Dresden CK21028340
As previously released last summer, on July 1, 2020 emergency crews responded to a suspicious fire at Charlotte’s Freedom Farm on Brook Line. Several animals perished during this fire. Damage to the barn was estimated at $300,000.
On October 2, 2020 the owner of the farm, received a threatening letter in the mailbox.
On June 20, 2021 emergency crews responded to another fire on the property. The trailer fire was quickly extinguished and damage was estimated at $15,000. Thankfully, no humans or animals were injured as a result of this fire.
Through investigation, members of the Major Crime Unit identified the woman responsible.
On October 16, 2021 Christine Rettig, 30 years, of Giardot Street in Windsor was arrested and charged with uttering threats and two counts of arson. She was released pending a future court date of November 16, 2021.
Const. Renee Cowell, CMM III Police Specialist
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service