A Medicine Hat man is facing a shopping list of charges, suspected of arson and more.

Back on May 29, a car on Hemingway Cr. NE was set on fire and destroyed, also causing some damage to the house.

Then on June 19, a man walking near Division Ave and 7 St SE was approached by another man who produced a weapon.

The suspect threatened to assault the victim and burn his house down.

Police arrested 29 year old Jeremiah Amero alleging he is responsible for both incidents.

He is charged with:

  • Arson
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Threats to cause death/bodily harm
  • Threats to cause damage to property
  • Mischief under $5,000
  • Fail to comply with a firearms prohibition
  • Fail to comply with court ordered conditions (numerous counts)

Amero remains behind bars pending a court appearance on June 30.

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