Victoria Police have released security footage of caretaker Mike Draeger, who is unaccounted for following the massive fire that engulfed the old Plaza Hotel on May 6.
According to the police, the images were taken prior to the fire and accurately represent what Draeger looks like. Police hope someone will recognize Draeger and can help lead police to his whereabouts.
On May 13 VicPD was granted a search warrant for the property and they plan to investigate thoroughly in conjunction with Victoria Fire Department’s investigators. They say these types of investigations are lengthy and expect they will be there for up to a few weeks.
The Victoria Fire Department is continuing its investigation into the fire that occurred May 11 in the 1300 block of Broad Street. To date, there is no information that suggests the two fires are connected.
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