Weapon report leads to arrest

Vernon-Okanagan-Nord

2024-03-07 10:09 HNP

Dossier nº 2024-3528

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A man has been arrested by police and charged after allegedly threatening another person with a hammer in downtown Vernon yesterday.

On Wednesday, March 6th, 2024, around 7:20 a.m., frontline officers responded to an incident in the 3600-block of 31st St in Vernon where a man had allegedly threatened another person while armed with a hammer.

Frontline officers quickly located the suspect in the area and arrested him without incident, states Constable Chris Terleski, Media Relations Officer for the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP.

The 43-year old Vernon man was released following an initial court appearance. He is expected to appear again in court on March 14th.

Diffusé par :

Gend. Chris Terleski

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Vernon-Okanagan-Nord
3402, 30e Rue, Vernon (C.-B.) V1T 5E5
Bureau : 250-260-7161
Télécopieur : 250-260-7191

Courriel : VernonMedia@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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