Wanted man arrested after confrontation

Kamloops City

2021-06-11 10:37 PDT

File # 2021-19114

A man is back in jail, following an armed confrontation with police Wednesday.

On June 9, 2021, the Kamloops RCMP Detachment was advised of an unlawfully at large federal warrant issued for a man whose parole had been suspended after he allegedly failed to comply with its conditions.

Police located the man on the 600-block of Brandon Street and informed him he was under arrest. The man was allegedly uncooperative and refused to drop a knife he was holding. When negotiations failed, officers deployed a conductive energy device several times, but its impact was ineffective. A frontline officer was able to knock the knife away from the man, allowing for his safe arrest.

James Bradbury, 40, of Kamloops, was taken to hospital for medical assessment, then transported to the Kamloops Regional Corrections Centre.
 

Released by

Cst. Crystal Evelyn

Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
kamloops.rcmp-grc.gc.ca
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3000
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: Crystal.Evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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