High profile leader of Saanich protest camp arrested.

Saanich police say they've arrested the high-profile organizer of a growing tent city on possible charges of obstruction.

43 year old, Chrissy Brett, who helped establish the Regina Park encampment near the Trans-Canada Highway, was arrested for allegedly interfering with fire inspectors.

Firefighters, with support from police and parks staff, were at the site to ensure campers were complying with fire orders, such as keeping structures separated and removing flammable tarps.

Police are also gathering evidence to determine whether or not Brett could be charged with assault

Brett, who was involved with another encampment that popped up at the Victoria Courthouse in 2015, will appear in court at a later date.

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