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Man arrested after locking himself inside room to avoid arrest


There were some tense moments when RNC officers responded to a disturbance at a residence in the center city area of St. John’s on Thursday evening.


After an investigation, officers we going to arrest a 37-year-old man for uttering threats.


The man refused to comply and locked himself inside a room where it was believed he had access to a weapon.


Police were able to deescalate the situation and take the man into custody without incident.


The accused was held to appear in court.


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