Distraught Man Causes Highway Closure

Just after 3:45 a.m. Sunday morning, the Kimberley RCMP responded to a report of a distraught man in the 8700 block of Highway 95A.

  • Jun. 21, 2015 1:00 p.m.

RCMP

Just after 3:45 a.m. Sunday morning, the Kimberley RCMP responded to a report of a distraught man in the 8700 block of Highway 95A. Further information learned by police was that the man may have access to firearms.Additional officers were called in, including a negotiator to assist in setting up a safety perimeter, which included the closure of highway 95A for several hours. At 2:50 p.m Sunday, the man surrendered to police without incident. He was taken into custody and transported to hospital for medical treatment.