Corney sent for assessment following Minto Street fire arrest

Charged with assault following June 17 fire on Minto Street

Published on June 23, 2014

AMHERST – A 41-year-old Amherst man has been sent for an assessment after being charged with intentionally causing damage by fire to a home on Minto Street last week.

Peter Todd Corney of Albion Street, Amherst, made a brief court appearance on Thursday.

The assessment will determine whether he is fit to stand trail.

Corney will return for election and plea on July 14 at 1:30 p.m.

He was arrested following a fire at the Minto Street home the morning of June 17.