Lanark OPP investigating barricaded person incident

Posted on: March 18, 2024

Incident resolved without injuries / stolen explosive devices recovered


The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to investigate a barricaded person incident in the Pakenham area of Mississippi Mills Township.

Officers responded to a home on the Fourth Concession of Pakenham around 9:30 p.m. on March 15, 2024. An individual contacted the OPP Communications Centre after making threats to harm himself and two other people in the residence.

The other individuals were able to leave the residence unharmed.

OPP Crisis Negotiators, the Tactics and Rescue Unit, Emergency Response Team, Canine Unit and other officers were called in to assist.

The individual surrendered to officers Saturday morning without further incident and was taken into custody.

Members of the OPP Explosive Disposal Unit did recover stolen explosive materials from the property.

There was no danger to the general public at any time during this incident.

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