Suspect in custody after stand-off with police

Windsor Police Service News Update
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Case #: 23-63327
Suspect in custody after stand-off with police 

Windsor Police Service has arrested a 48-year-old man who was wielding dangerous weapons and uttering death threats toward a neighbour.

On June 12, 2023, at approximately 7 p.m. police received two separate complaints advising that a suspect was using both a knife and axe to utter threats to a neighbour. 

Police officers arrived in the 900 block of Elsmere Ave. where the suspect threatened officers and refused to cooperate with the investigation. Police exhausted all efforts to communicate with the suspect. In the interest of public safety members of the Emergency Services Unit (ESU) contained the residence and attempted to serve an arrest warrant. 

This morning at approximately 8 a.m. the suspect exited his residence and was placed into custody without incident.
A 48-year-old man from Windsor is charged with mischief under $5,000, uttering death threats and weapons dangerous.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Major Crime Unit at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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Constable Bianca Jackson
Corporate Communications Unit
Windsor Police Service - Headquarters
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Office: (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462

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