Gas leak leads to charges against London man
London police say a man is facing charges after a gas meter was reportedly tampered with at a northwest London home.
Officers were called to a home on Aldersbrook Road on Monday morning after a Union Gas employee reported that the gas meter to the home had been tampered with, allowing a slow leak of gas.
A neighbour had detected an odour of natural gas while walking his dog and called Union Gas.
There had also been a small fire at the meter recently.
According to police, one of the people living in the home had been threatened the day before the leak was discovered.
As a result of the investigation, Craig Morris, 26, of London, has been charged with:
- utter death threats
- utter threats to property
- mischief endangering life
- arson – disregard for human life
Anyone with information in the case is asked to call police at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.