Members of the Brant County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), West Region Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), and K-9, responded to a report of a barricaded person in the village of St. George.
OPP officers responded to a disturbance taking place at a single residential building located on Blue Lake Road at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2023.
The involved subject initially refused to exit the residence and was eventually apprehended by police without incident.
A 48-year-old individual from St. George, Brant County has been charged with the following, pursuant to the Criminal Code:
· Careless Use of a Firearm
· Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
· Careless Storage of a Firearm
The accused remains in custody pending a bail hearing at the Brantford Ontario Court of Justice.