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Vancouver police standoff in Marpole ends with arrest of man

Last Updated Mar 7, 2021 at 9:32 am PDT

FILE (Lasia Kretzel, NEWS 1130 Photo)
Summary

Man wanted on four outstanding warrants has been arrested following a four hour negotiation Saturday night

Vancouver police were asked to locate the suspect by North Vancouver Police

After four hours of failed negotiations, police broke down the door and used a bean bag gun to take him into custody

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Hours of negotiation led to the Vancouver Police breaking down a door in the area of Granville Street and West 70th Avenue early Sunday morning.

According to VPD, they had been called by North Vancouver RCMP, asking to locate a man who was wanted on four outstanding warrants.

When they arrived at his door, the suspect reportedly refused to open up and made threats about using a shotgun.

After four hours of failed negotiations, the police broke down his door and used a bean bag gun to take him into custody.

Charges of threats have been recommended in addition to his four warrants.