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UPDATE: Charges laid after police stand-off in Bobcaygeon

KAWARTHA LAKES- Police with guns drawn were at an apartment building on Main Street in Bobcaygeon for hours overnight.

The OPP says officers were called to a disturbance on Bolton Street in Bobcaygeon early Sunday September 3rd.

Officers investigated at scene and learned that a male had allegedly threatened and assaulted persons in the area and then left. He was identified and subsequently located at his residence. A warrant to enter the premises was later obtained.

Witnesses tell Kawartha 411 a man was holed up the the building while Police tried to get him to come out. We have video of a man being taken into custody just before 9:30 am Sunday morning.

29 year old Benjamin Boadway of Bobcaygeon was arrested and charged with the following offences:

Assault contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada (CCC)
Uttering Threats contrary to section 264.1(1) CCC (two counts)
Unlawfully in a Dwelling House contrary to section 349(1) CCC
Fail to Comply with Probation contrary to section 733.1(1) CCC


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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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