A man waving a knife and yelling aloud drew police attention in Oak Bay on Jan. 24.
Oak Bay officers charged a man with possession of a dangerous weapon and causing a disturbance after taking him into custody in the 2000-block of Haultain St.
“I’m very pleased with how our officers handled this volatile situation. They were able to ensure everyone’s safety including that of the accused,” said Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties.
Police determined the man was intoxicated and under the influence of unknown narcotics. He was taken to the hospital to be medically cleared and later charged.
Thursday nt, we were advised of a man yelling/walking w/ knife in his hand on Haultain St in #oakbay. Members immediately attended & took the the male into custody after he dropped the knife. No injuries to anyone. He's appearing in court today (possess weapon/cause disturbance) pic.twitter.com/D5k3Yckr4e
— Oak Bay Police (@OakBayPolice) January 28, 2019