Yesterday (Feb 14) Brooks RCMP advised the public of a heavy police presence

RCMP observed a known male with an active arrest warrant enter a residence at 11 a.m.

Police say that when door knocks were conducted, the man refused to exit his residence, and information obtained indicated that he may have had a weapon.

Containment was set up around the residence and other police resources were called to assist, including the Emergency Response Team.  

As a precaution, the nearby school was placed under safety plan protocols.

Police say there was never a risk to the students.

45-year-old Sean Largary, a resident of Brooks was arrested on his outstanding warrants and has been charged with the following:

  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose.
  • Breach of Probation.
  • Obstruction and Mischief.

After a Judicial Interim Release Hearing, Largary was released and will be appearing in Brooks court on March 20. 

“Although it placed many in an inconvenience, all steps are taken to keep the public as safe as possible at all times, mitigate any potential public risk, and minimize any effect on the school children. We wish to thank the community for their patience and understanding throughout this event," said Cpl. Joe Schmidt.

The investigation is ongoing.

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