Windsor man arrested for making threats against mayor

Windsor Police Service News Update
Thursday, March 28, 2024
Case #: 24-34340
Windsor man arrested for making threats against mayor

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a 68-year-old man for making death threats against Mayor Drew Dilkens.

On the morning of March 27, 2024, the mayor’s office received a phone call from an unknown male making threats against the mayor. The Major Crimes Unit launched an investigation and quickly identified the suspect. That evening, at approximately 9 p.m., officers took the suspect into custody at his residence in the 900 block of Wyandotte St. E. 

Daniel Young has been charged with one count of uttering death threats.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.

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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