Residents of Little Mountain were alarmed by a heavy police presence in the neighbourhood on May 20. Chilliwack RCMP said little, only that the matter was resolved and the public was not in danger. (Don Walker Facebook video still)

Public not in danger during apparent standoff in Chilliwack Sunday: RCMP

Little Mountain residents ask questions about large police presence May 20

Despite a heavy police presence and orders from Mounties to stay indoors, residents of Little Mountain in Chilliwack were in no danger Sunday afternoon.

The incident that drew attention from neighbours took place at a residence on Swallow Crescent Tuesday afternoon.

Concern spread on social media as residents reported a huge police presence in the area, a spike belt on the road, and RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT) officers involved in what some said online appeared to be a standoff.

Some neighbours were told to stay inside, and portions of the street were blocked off for a couple of hours.

In the end, an RCMP spokesperson would not comment on what transpired only to say they were dealing with a mental health issue that was resolved and that there were no injuries.

“There was no danger to the public,” RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Mike Rail said Tuesday.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Chilliwack man arrested after drugs, weapons and cash seized

Suspect had been arrested three weeks earlier in another drug-related incident

Man confessed to ‘Mr. Big’ that he killed his half-sister by suffocating her

Details heard in court about murder of Rachel Pernosky, 18, of Mission

Cannabis retail gets Open House treatment June 28 in Chilliwack

Attendees to be surveyed on retail zoning, licensing and public consumption of cannabis

Chilliwack Basketball Club stays hot with back-to-back wins

The team went 4-0 on the home court of Trinity Western U to take top spot in the Border Battle.

Fraser Valley Regional District rejects request for lobbying money

Federation of Canadian Municipalities asked for more cash to lobby federal politicians

VIDEO: B.C.’s ‘unicycle cowboy’ aspires to be rancher one day

Burklan Johnson has only ridden a horse once, but this unicyclist has big plans to become a cowboy.

Fireworks and fires over a half-metre banned Friday in Kamloops centre

B.C. Wildfire Service banning to category 2 and 3 fires in Kamloops Fire Centre at noon Friday

Rescued Oregon family simply unprepared for adventure, RCMP say

Agencies now helping the group of four get to their destination in Alaska

Large B.C. tree dies after possible poisoning

Police and District investigate after large chestnut tree’s rapid decline

Canucks release 2018-19 season schedule

Vancouver to face Calgary Flames on Wednesday, Oct. 3, for home opener

VIDEO: Luxury Home and Design Show opens with Italian flare

Event set to run Friday to Sunday at BC Place in Vancouver

Small new charge on BC Hydro bills goes toward new crisis fund

The new fund aims to help customers who find themselves in financial emergencies

UPDATED: Crown appeals B.C. polygamous leader’s acquittal in child bride case

James Oler had been charged with taking his underage daughter to the U.S. to marry her off

South of the Fraser condo flipping increased as market heated up

Local realtors say investors were re-selling through assignment sales, but the trend may reverse.

Most Read