Houston RCMP were called to a residence in the 2200 block of Tweedie Avenue on Oct. 31.

Peaceful resolution reached in Houston

RCMP were able to reach a peaceful resolution with a distraught woman in Houston after hours of negotiations today.

RCMP were able to reach a peaceful resolution with a distraught woman in Houston after hours of negotiations today.

Around 2 a.m. on Oct. 31, Houston RCMP received a call about a distraught woman in a residence in the 2200 block of Tweedie Avenue.

Officers on scene believed the individual may also be in possession of a firearm.

Fearing for police and the public’s safety, the Prince George Emergency Response Team and two negotiators were called to assist Houston RCMP in the situation as police were concerned for the woman’s well-being.

According to police, the incident was “very dynamic,” and shortly after noon the woman was safely taken into custody and attended to by medical personnel.

RCMP thanked the public for their respect and patience while they were able to bring this this situation to a positive resolution.

 

Just Posted

Bulkley Valley SD 54 superintendent leaving

Chris van der Mark has been superintendent with SD54 for eight years, and has hands full in Cariboo.

Council wants culture centre referendum

Library/gallery gets extra grant scrutiny for passing $10-million threshold.

B.C. chiefs show solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs

Chiefs from around B.C. outside the Coastal GasLink pipeline route in Smithers show support.

The North Matters looks to open Bulkley Valley chapter

Group promoting resource development meets in Smithers.

Cheng² Duo bring 17th century cello to Smithers

Young brother-sister team bring original classical arrangements inspired by some … classics

B.C. opioid crisis to get same world-renowned treatment approach as HIV/AIDS

A program that focuses on treatment as prevention will roll out Jan. 17

Olympian snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Each year in Canada, approximately 900 people are diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

‘Prince of Pot’ Marc Emery accused of sexual assault, harassment

Emery denied the allegations, but a Toronto woman says she is not the only one speaking out

Vancouver Island photographer makes National Geographic’s 2018 elite

Rare double honour for Marston from the 36 best Your Shots out of nearly 19,000 photos

Ex-Liberal candidate in Burnaby, B.C., says volunteer wrote controversial post

Karen Wang dropped out following online post singling out NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s ethnicity

Asteroids are smacking Earth twice as often as before

The team counted 29 craters that were no older than 290 million years

Canada’s arrest of Huawei exec an act of ‘backstabbing,’ Chinese ambassador says

China has called Canada’s arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou ‘politically motivated’

Port authority imposes ban on development around Lelu Island

Following Pacific Northwest LNG, there will be no future projects proposed near Flora Bank

Student rangers sought for Terrace

Young adults interested in student ranger program have until Feb. 24 to apply

Most Read