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Repeat Offender Arrested In Brussels

(HURON EAST, ON) – Residents observed an increased police presence in the Village of Brussels on Saturday, August 5th while members of the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), West Region Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), and West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) dealt with an incident.

A portion of Turnberry Street was temporarily closed in order to maintain public and officer safety. At 2:46 p.m. one person was taken into custody as a result of the investigation.

Scott CLARKSON, 44 years of age from Huron East has been charged with the following offences:

–      Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose,

–      Uttering Threats – Damage or Injure Animal,

–      Imitation Firearm – Use while Committing Offence,

–      Possession of Firearm or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order.

The accused was brought before the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich and was remanded into custody.

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