A man wanted by Toronto police has been arrested in Oakville.
During the early morning hours on Thursday November 19, a Halton patrol officer saw the accused in the area of Third Line and Merchants Gate, south of Upper Middle Road, in Oakville.
There was a brief foot chase and the accused ran to his mother’s home; it’s alleged she dropped him a set of keys and he made his way inside, and barricaded himself.
Tactical Rescue Unit officers were called to the scene, along with a negotiator in efforts to get the man outside.
He was eventually arrested and taken to the Oakville police station, and it’s alleged he assaulted an officer there.
33 year old O’Neill Thompson has been charged with assaulting police and failing to comply with probation.
He was wanted by Toronto police on charges of uttering threats, and failing to comply with probation.
His mother, 53 year old Sandra Webb is facing a charge of aiding and abetting.