Man charged in arson investigation

Kamloops City

2024-05-22 15:16 PDT

File # 2024-15161

A Kamloops man remains in custody for charges related to a vehicle fire on St. Paul Street Monday night.

On May 20, 2024, around 11:40 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle fire in a parking lot on the 100-block of St. Paul Street. Two vehicles and a building were damaged as a result of the blaze. No injuries were reported.

Kamloops frontline officers, with the support of the General Investigations Support Team, located and arrested a suspect the next morning, who was held in police custody for a bail hearing, said Corporal Crystal Evelyn, Kamloops RCMP Detachment spokesperson.

William Aaron Lamb, 23, of Kamloops, is facing charges related to intentionally or recklessly causing fire, and two counts of failure to comply with a court order. His next court appearance is scheduled for May 23, 2024.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-15161.

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


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