Police Standoff

Police: Standoff Ends With Lindstrom Man In CustodyA standoff at a residence north of the Twin Cities ended with a 46-year-old Lindstrom man being taken into custody Sunday afternoon, according to police. The Lakes Area Police Department was called at about 3:48 p.m. to a residence on the 126000 block of Mentzer Trail in Lindstrom on a report that a man had locked himself in his basement with a gun and may be suicidal.
Wis. Man Surrenders While Holding Baby Following StandoffWausau police say a man used a baby as a shield when he surrendered to tactical officers following a standoff. Authorities say police were called to a house Wednesday night on a report of a domestic disturbance.
Police Standoff In New Hope Ends Without IncidentA police standoff in New Hope has ended without injury Wednesday morning. According to New Hope police, officers were called to a domestic incident around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 5900 block of Boone Avenue North.
Man Arrested After St. Paul Officer Is Shot In Face With WeaponA 18-year veteran of the St. Paul Police Department was shot in the face by a high-powered BB gun or pellet gun during a standoff late Friday afternoon. St. Paul Police say two officers initially went to a home in the North End neighborhood near Lyton Place and Park Street on a report of a suicidal man.
Man Arrested After 6-Hour Standoff In Big LakeA six hour standoff with authorities ended Sunday with a 47-year-old Big Lake man being arrested, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office. Authorities were called at about 7 a.m. to the 17400 block of 165th Street in Big Lake Township on a report of a dispute between neighbors.
Man, 26, Arrested After Standoff In St. CloudAuthorities said a standoff with police that lasted more than two hours Tuesday afternoon ended peacefully with the arrest of a 26-year-old man. The incident started with St. Cloud Police attempting a felony traffic stop on a vehicle occupied by a man who had an active warrant for a narcotics probation violation.
Vigil Held For Man, Woman Killed In Hwy 212 StandoffFriends gathered for a candlelight vigil at the Maple Grove Arboretum Saturday night to remember the two people killed after a high-speed chase on Highway 212 last week. Police shot and killed 36-year-old Matthew Serbus of Brooklyn Center and 34-year-old Dawn Pfister of Delavan, Wis. Their deaths followed a chase with police though Eden Prairie on Highway 212 on Feb. 7. "It's just really shocking," said Serbus' friend Sarah Higgins. "You never think that's going to happen to someone you know."
2 Killed In Friday’s Eden Prairie Standoff ID’dThe identities of the two suspects killed in Friday morning's police chase-turned deadly shootout have been released. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office, the deaths of Matthew Vincent Serbus, 36, and Dawn Marie Pfister, 34, have been ruled as homicides, with multiple gunshot wounds listed as the cause of death for both. The duo were killed after a police standoff in Eden Prairie at Highway 101 near Dell Road, which began as a high-speed chase in Chaska on Highway 212.
Police Standoff In Lake City Ends With Suspect Killing HimselfA police standoff with a man in southeastern Minnesota that put a high school on lockdown Wednesday night ended Thursday morning with the man taking his own life, authorities said. Lake City Police responded to a residence on the 500 block of South 6th Street in Lake City at about 5:19 p.m. Wednesday after a report of threatening text messages and weapons inside the residence.
Man Who Held 3 Hostage At Burnsville Gas Station ID’dThe man arrested Saturday for holding two employees and a customer hostage at a Burnsville gas station has been identified. According to police, 31-year-old Ariel Luis Barnett entered the Holiday Gas Station at 12290 Nicollet Ave. S. early Saturday evening. He had a sawed-off shotgun, which he fired once in to the ceiling before taking two three hostages.
Man In Custody After Burnsville Gas Station StandoffOne man is behind bars after a standoff with police that forced a busy highway to close early Saturday evening. According to Burnsville Police, a man with a sawed-off shotgun entered the Holiday Gas Station on Highway 13 and Nicollet Avenue in Burnsville at 6:15 p.m. The man fired once in to the ceiling, and took two employees hostage. Police arrived soon after, and were able to talk the man down to the point of surrender. The gunman made no demands during the standoff.
1 Dead After Cedar-Riverside Area Police StandoffA hostage situation ended with one person dead in the Cedar-Riverside area of Minneapolis late Friday evening.
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