Barricaded Person In Orillia Ends Peacefully After Four Hour Incident

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The Orillia OPP responded to a barricaded person near Pearl Drive on the evening of March 5, 2023.

On March 5, 2023 shortly after 11:30 p.m., police were dispatched to a home on Pearl Drive in the City of Orillia, following reports of an individual who was making threats and refused to exit a home. Responding officers cordoned off the area for public safety; and with the assistance of a Crisis Negotiator, Central Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP Canine, and Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), police were able to peacefully conclude the incident after four hours.

One individual was taken to an area hospital for further assessment and support.


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