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Friday, November 30, 2018

OPP Standoff on Saugeen First Nation

Saugeen First Nation | by Travis Jackson  

10-hour standoff results in arrest after 25-year-old woman makes knife threats.

A woman was arrested on Friday, November 30th at around 6:10am after a roughly 10-hour police standoff.

On Thursday night, OPP units responded to reports of a woman making threats with a knife at a residence on Highway 21, Saugeen First Nation Territory.

Prior to police arriving, the woman left the scene but police located her at a residence on Kewageshig Street.

She refused to exit the building. Following that, OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) members set up and observed the residence overnight. 

Bruce Peninsula OPP officers, with the assistance of Grey County and Bruce Peninsula OPP Crime Unit, obtained a warrant to enter the residence on Friday morning. 

OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU) entered the residence and apprehended the 25-year-old without incident. 

The Saugeen First Nation resident is charged with assault with a weapon, assault, uttering threats, and failure to comply with recognizance. 

The accused is being held for a bail hearing in Ontario Court Justice in Walkerton. 

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