An RCMP Emergency Response Team was called in after reports of a distraught male on a logging road on Mount Arrowsmith near Port Alberni.
The incident began around 4 p.m.
Traffic in and out of the area was blocked off while police responded to the incident.
The RCMP says it ended peacefully around 9 p.m. and the man was taken into custody
More details are expected to be released on Friday.