Six Hour Orillia Standoff Ends Peacefully

Wanted Man Claimed to Have A Firearm

A standoff in Orillia ended peacefully. It began around 10:00 last night, when police went to a William St. home with intent to arrest a man there. Officers claim the suspect indicated he had a gun and wouldn’t come out. A heavy police presence in front of the home followed, and by 4:30 this morning, the man was taken into custody peacefully and without incident.