Further Arrests Over Hilton Vet Arson

Detectives from Serious and Organised Crime Branch and Western District police have made two further arrests following an investigation into a deliberately lit fire at Hilton last month.

Just before 2.30am on Thursday 7 March, police and emergency services were called to a vet clinic on Sir Donald Bradman Drive after reports the business was engulfed in flames.

Two men were seen to approach the building, smash the front window and shortly after a fire started inside the property.

On the same day, a vet clinic at O’Halloran Hill was also targeted with minimal damage resulting from the attempted arson.

On Thursday 7 March, a 33-year-old man from Findon was arrested for his involvement in both arsons. (CO2400009154)

Today, Detectives arrested and charged two men from Taperoo, aged 20 and 42, and charged them both with one count of arson. They were both refused police bail with the 20-year-old appearing in the Adelaide Magistrates Court tomorrow (CO2400014119) and the 42-year-old appearing in the Port Adelaide Magistrates Court tomorrow (CO2400014096).

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