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Meaford man faces numerous charges, including forcible confinement

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A Meaford man has been charged with assaulting a police officer, forcible confinement and numerous other charges after an incident in Meaford on Thursday.

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Just after 11 a.m., Grey Bruce OPP responded to a disturbance on Victoria Street in the town.

Officers were advised that a suspect with a weapon was outside a residence screaming and yelling and being confrontational with other residents in the area, police said in a news release.

Officers attended the area and spoke to those involved and the suspect was arrested for uttering threats and several other criminal charges.

A 31-year-old Meaford man has been charged with assaulting a peace officer, forcible confinement, three counts of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm and three counts of failing to comply with a release order.

He was held for a bail hearing in the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on Monday.

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