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RCMP lob a gas shell to end a standoff with a wanted man in Oliver

December 16, 2016 - 9:09 AM

OLIVER - The RCMP's Emergency Response Team fired a gas shell into an Oliver home to bring an over 10 hour standoff with a wanted fugitive to an end this week.

Cpl. Dan Moskaluk says in a media release RCMP surrounded the residence in the Primrose Lane and 3 Road area at about 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 14 where they had confirmed Dillon Cote, 23, and a female accomplice were inside.

Cote was wanted on a Canada wide Canada wide parole revocation warrant.

After over ten hours, RCMP used gas to flush the pair out of the residence.

"Cote and a female refused to exit the home until around 4 a.m., when police utilized a distraction method and gas shell to force them out of the home," Moskaluk says in the release. "The pair was uninjured as a result."

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