Charges Laid In Dec 5 StandoffDecember 23, 2016 11:38am
Lambton OPP are now reporting on charges laid in connection with a seven hour standoff with a barricaded man back on December 5 in St. Clair Township.
Police responded to a reported domestic dispute after 8pm at a residence in the 2800 block of McCallum Rd.
The OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit, the Emergency Response Team and the Canine Unit were dispatched and a male suspect was eventually apprehended without incident.
Police now say a 49-year-old St. Clair Township man faces charges including overcoming resistance by attempting to choke or strangle another person, assault with a weapon, mischief, and assault causing bodily harm.
The accused was held for a bail hearing and later released on his own recognizance.