Man arrested, charged in weekend arson

Kamloops City

2024-02-28 14:28 PST

File # 2024-5467

A Kamloops man is scheduled to appear in court today in relation to a suspicious vehicle fire reported on Friday.

On Feb. 23, 2024, just before 8 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers were contacted by Kamloops Fire and Rescue, which had just attended a van fire on the 700-block of St. Paul Street.

As part of the investigation, police officers quickly identified and located a suspect nearby, on the 300-block of St. Paul Street and took him into custody, said Corporal Crystal Evelyn, Kamloops RCMP spokesperson.

Troy Mitchell Felix, 27, of Kamloops is charged with one count of arson related to intentionally or recklessly causing damage or explosion to property; and one count of theft of a portable battery booster. He was held for a bail hearing and remanded into custody. His next court appearance is scheduled for today, Feb. 28, 2024.

Anyone with information or video that may be connected to this investigation and has not yet spoken with police is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-5467.

Released by:

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn
Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3193
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: crystal.evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: kamloops.rcmp.ca

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