SICAMOUS, BC: A heavy police presence in the Kappel Street, Sicamous area on January 2, 2019 was a result of the Sicamous and Salmon Arm RCMP’s joint investigation into locating Michael TROSKY, wanted on a number of outstanding warrants. Police are seeking public assistance in locating the man, as TROSKY was not located.
On Wednesday January 2, 2019, the Sicamous RCMP attempted to execute a warrant for the arrest of 28 year-old Michael TROSKY, who was believed to be at a Kappel Street residence in Sicamous. A heavy police presence was seen throughout the operation, with resources from the Southeast District Emergency Response Team (ERT), Southeast District Traffic Services, Salmon Arm GIS, GD and Sicamous GD and Police Dog Services (PDS).
As officers conducted surveillance and secured the area, they observed a male believed to be TROSKY depart the residence in a vehicle with a female.
An ERT member blocked the vehicle’s path with his truck while a North Okanagan PDS member boxed in the driver side of the vehicle causing heavy damage to the vehicle and light damage PDS vehicle, in order to ensure that the driver could not flee. Both were arrested and the driver was confirmed not to be TROSKY, however, the man was arrested for prohibited driving and later released with a court date. The vehicle was impounded for 7 days under the MVA due to the Prohibited Driving Charge. The female was released by police without charges.
Officers at the scene then ordered the occupants inside the residence to exit at which time a female tenant complied. ERT members safely cleared the residence, however TROSKY was not located.
“Michael Trosky is wanted for 3 Unendorsed Warrants for charges including Evading Police, Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Failing to Comply, Breach, Theft of Mail, Theft Under. He is wanted by police jurisdictions including Salmon Arm & Dawson Creek detachments on warrants for two separate flight from police incidents,” stated, Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.
Michael TROSKY is described as aboriginal male 28 years-old:
- Driver forced off the road near South Taylor Hill… January 17, 2019
- Southeast District Major Crime Unit Arrest Shooting Suspect… January 17, 2019
- Unlocked vehicles an easy target for thieves… January 16, 2019