Stand-off Ends in Come by Chance

On June 10, Clarenville RCMP, supported by Police Dog Services from RCMP Headquarters, successfully ended an incident whereby a person had barricaded himself inside a residence in Come by Chance. After a four-hour stand-off, a 27-year-old man from Clarenville was taken into custody and will be assessed under the Mental Health Care and Treatment Act prior to any court appearance. The investigation is ongoing and charges are expected to be laid. No further information is being released at this time.