Police issue special release regarding school lockdown

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UPDATE on events in the area of 1st street and Maryland Ave, November 1, 2022:

We will have more information on two separate incidents, which occurred in the area of 1st street and Maryland as those investigations unfold.  One situation involves a vehicle stop at that location at approximately 8:45 am, and the second incident involves a report of individuals with firearms in the same area at approximately 9:53 am.  Suspects have been arrested in both incidents, which are unrelated.  Both matters are still under investigation.

Source: BPS News Release

At approx. 10 AM today Police responded to a call of a disturbance on Cornwallis Cres.  Upon arrival they were advised that several people had left the residence and may be armed with firearms.  Police advised Crocus Plains School and Maryland School staff to lock and hold for safety reasons.  Police had no information that the subjects were in the schools or heading in that direction. Shortly thereafter there was a second call that a subject may be in Crocus Plains.  Officers are conducting thorough search of Crocus Plains for safety reasons.  It appears now that the information indicating someone may be in the school was not accurate.  The matter is still under investigation.