Armed standoff with police on Burlington ends after seven hours of negotiation

Crime 100By Staff

February 19th, 2019



Update on that confrontation with Regional police that had a male barricade himself in a residence on Colonsay Drive.

What started out as a domestic situation where a male threatened a female in the Town of Milton on February 2018 ended at 5:00 am this morning when the police took the male into custody.

The female was uninjured in the incident that began in Milton where the male left the area in an erratic manner narrowly missing several pedestrians, prior to police attending. The male was located, alone, at his residence in the City of Burlington.

When officers approached the male in his driveway, the male threatened the officer and retreated into his home. No other persons were in the home at the time. Tactical Officers were deployed to the area and remained there with negotiators from 10pm yesterday until 5am this morning.

Police are still investigating the scene but the male has been arrested and will attend bail court on the 20th day of February 2018.

Accused: David LANE 52 years of age of the City of Burlington

Alleged Offences: Two counts of utter threats, one count of Dangerous Driving, one count of weapons dangerous and one count of weapons: possession contrary to prohibited order.

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