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Georgetown man charged with arson in fatal fire now accused of two break-ins

Halton Police make arrest after valuables, credit cards taken from two homes
Halton Police have laid break and enter charges against a Georgetown man out on bail.

A Georgetown man already accused of arson and theft is now facing more charges after being arrested again by Halton Police. 

On Monday (March 25), Halton Police responded to two separate break and enters on Arletta Street in Georgetown in the area of Main Street North and Kennedy Street. Police say both occurred while the residents were away from home. 

According to police, the suspect forced entry into the homes and took items of value, debit and credit cards.

As a result of Halton Police’s investigation, 38-year-old Christopher Dayfoot has been charged with two counts of break and enter commit an indictable offence, two counts of fraudulent use of credit cards, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 and breach of a release order.

Police say Dayfoot was under two forms of release from previous criminal activity. He is being held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777, ext. 2416. Tips can be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the website at

Dayfoot was arrested and charged last month with arson - disregard for human life in connection with a house fire on Victoria Street that claimed a woman's life.

Earlier this month, he was also charged with theft.

None of the allegations have been tested in court and the accused is considered innocent unless proven guilty.