ERT Activity Explained
Prince George, B.C.- 250News has found the answer to questions about increased police activity noted yesterday on highway 16 from Vanderhoof to Smithers.Callers to 250News reported seeing several police cars, lights flashing , sirens blaring, heading west on 16 Sunday afternoon.
The activity was the result of the North District RCMP Emergency Response Team being dispatched to an incident at a camp approximately 150kms north east of Stewart.
Officers, accompanied by a negotiator, were to assemble in Smithers, where they boarded a float plane to take their to the site of the incident.
When they arrived on scene, a 25 year old man was taken into custody without incident. That individual will be appearing in court at a later day.
The incident remains under investigation and police say no further details will be released at this time.
Upon attendance, the team was able to take a 25 year old man into custody without incident. The individual taken into custody will be attending court at a later date.