Custody on arson charges

21:45, Jun 23 2014

A transient Timaru man charged with arson has been remanded in custody.

Stephen John Bedford, 50, appeared in the Timaru District Court yesterday after allegedly setting fire to a rubbish skip on Sunday morning.

He also faces charges of theft after taking an LPG bottle and unlawful interference after entering a caravan. He will reappear today on nine charges.


The Timaru Herald