Campbell River RCMP arrested a wanted man Sunday after a lengthy standoff on Quinsam Road. Black Press File Photo

Wanted man arrested after standoff in Campbell River

Remains unnamed while new charges are investigated

Campbell River RCMP have arrested a man after a standoff on Quinsam Road Sunday.

According to RCMP, the man, who is not being named by police while new charges are investigated, was wanted on 11 arrest warrants.

From Sunday morning until late afternoon, police had an area near the 2,400 block of Quinsam Road blocked off. General duty officers, Police Dog Servcies, the Emergency Response Team and Crisis Negotiation were utilized to end the standoff after the man “had allegedly barricaded himself in a building in the area.”

The man, who’s in his 30s, remains in custody.

“The Campbell River RCMP would like to thank the public for their patience and assistance during this situation, ” said Const. Maury Tyre. “We are happy that the incident could be brought to an end without serious injury to anyone involved.”

The RCMP would like to remind the community that if they witness a crime being committed or know the location of a wanted individual, to call the Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221.


@marissatiel
marissa.tiel@campbellrivermirror.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Parents plan second rally as CUPE 441 strike in SD63 stretches into third week

Parents have written to the provincial government asking them to step in

Monster Truck Chaos comes to Victoria, tickets on sale Friday

Monster Truck Chaos rumbles into Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre Jan. 25 and 26

Peninsula Panthers face nemesis Victoria Cougars Friday night

Cougars are the only Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League team to have beaten the local Cats twice

Christian minister accused of transphobia draws small audience, protesters in Sidney

Art Lucier is ‘100 per cent’ sure would-be audience stayed away because of perceived controversy

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority’s second steel shipment arrives safely

The GVHA’s original shipment was lost at sea in December 2018

‘We love you, Alex!’: Trebek gets choked up by ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant’s answer

The emotional moment came in Monday’s episode when Trebek read Dhruv Gaur’s final answer

SD63 schools to remain closed as strike continues Tuesday

POLL: Do you support CUPE workers in their dispute with School District 63?

Petition for free hospital parking presented to MP Jody Wilson-Raybould

What started as a B.C. campaign became a national issue, organizer said

Petition to ‘bring back Don Cherry’ goes viral after immigrant poppy rant

Cherry was fired from his co-hosting role for the Coach’s Corner segment on Nov. 11.

Woman airlifted with serious injuries after being struck by car in Nanaimo

Woman, hit in crosswalk, suffers life-threatening injuries; driver co-operating with police

B.C.’s high gasoline prices still a mystery, Premier John Horgan says

NDP plans legislation this month, seeks action from Justin Trudeau

Group walking on thin ice at B.C. lake sparks warning from RCMP

At least seven people were spotted on Joffre Lakes, although the ice is not thick enough to be walked on

One dead after fiery crash in Duncan

A man has died after a fiery motor vehicle collision Monday night,… Continue reading

VIDEO: Don Cherry says he was fired, not sorry for ‘Coach’s Corner’ poppy rant

Cherry denies he was singling out visible minorities with his comments

Most Read