Peace River, Alberta – On May 18, 2023, at approximately 8:13 A.M., Peace Regional RCMP responded to reports of a fire in the area of Lower West Peace.
RCMP and Fire crews attended and located a portable outhouse engulfed in flames and though extensive patrols were made, no suspicious persons were found.
Continued investigation resulted in the identification of one suspect who is youth and cannot be named.
The youth has been charged with arson and was released with a first appearance of July 24, 2023, in the Alberta Court of Justice in Peace River
Peace Regional RCMP would like to extend gratitude to community members for their assistance in this investigation.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident or other crimes in the area are asked to please contact the Peace Regional RCMP at 780-624-6611 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8377 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.
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