A Minden Hills man has been charged with attempted murder. Haliburton Highlands OPP were called to a resident on County Road 121 around three o’clock yesterday afternoon.

OPP learned that an intoxicated male was in possession of a large knife and was threatening a family member. He also directed threats toward the officers. Police were able to secure the weapon quickly and arrest the man. There were no reported injuries.

67 year old William John Stewart has been charged with attempt to commit murder, uttering threats, and possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose. He was held for a bail hearing in Lindsay today.