Updated (July 3). . . A man with a mental health disorder was at the centre of a 2.5 hour standoff Monday in Peachland.
RCMP said the man threatened to harm himself and refused to leave his residence on Clarence Road.
by Dave Preston
The Clarence Road area of Peachland was the scene of a heavy police presence Monday morning.
Details are few at this time but what is known is RCMP had a house on the corner of Trepanier Road and Clarence Road surrounded. At least one officer had a rifle pointed at a Clarence Road house.
Clarence Road was blocked to all traffic at the Trepanier Road intersection and the Sutherland Road intersection.
PeachlandNews.com received a tip about the incident at about 9:30 a.m. By 10:15 a.m., police had one man in custody.