Delta man charged after police surround home

A 52-year-old Delta man has been charged in connection to an incident at a home in Tsawwassen last week.

According to Delta police, Troy Kevin Reimer has been charged with one count of uttering or conveying a threat to cause death or bodily harm. He has been released from police custody under a number of conditions, which pertain to the ongoing safety of the individuals involved in the original call for service.

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On July 11, DPD attended the home in order to make an arrest, but were unsuccessful, despite protracted negotiations. Eventually the Lower Mainland District Emergency Response Team attended the residence, resulting in the arrest of one man shortly before noon that afternoon.

No shots were fired during the incident. Police recovered a number of weapons from the home, including a rifle, after a search warrant was granted.

“The Emergency Response Team attended this residence because of information received regarding the safety of police who were attempting to make an arrest,” said DPD spokesperson Cris Leykauf. “We recognize that residents in the area may have been surprised by the level of the police response, but the safety of our officers, any suspects or involved parties, and the public is always foremost when these decisions are made.

“We were pleased there were no injuries as a result of this incident.”

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