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Update On Stand-Off Situations

A 50-year old man is facing a weapons charge following a stand-off on Ludlow Street in West Saint John on Sunday, April-18-2021. David Morrison made a brief court appearance on Monday, April-19-2021 but entered no plea.

Morrison remains in custody with a bail hearing scheduled for Thursday, April-22-2021. As the result of an ongoing investigation, officers with the SJPF attended Morrison’s residence to take him into custody. Morrison resisted, produced a weapon and Emergency Tactical Services along with negotiators were called to diffuse the situation and took Morrison into custody peacefully 9 hours later.   

The stand-off that occurred on Thursday, April-15-2021 at the corner of Charlotte and Duke Streets in the South End of Saint John remains under investigation. SJPF were called to the area on reports of a person with a weapon. 3 people were taken into custody.

Jim Hennessy

Manager of Communications

Saint John Police Force