Man arrested for criminal negligence

On the evening of July 3, 2021, police attended an address in the Town of Cobourg in response to a report of a person struck by a firework.  Police arrived and located an individual who sustained injuries caused by a spent firework.

Through police investigation, the person responsible was identified. As a result, Troy Pearson, a 29-year-old male from the Town of Madoc, was charged with the following offence:

  1. Criminal negligence causing bodily harm contrary to section 221 Criminal Code of Canada

The man was released on an appearance notice with a future court date.

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