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Suspect arrested after standoff

 

Last updated 6/23/2021 at 9:30am

Justin Romero

Residents near Pi-Ute Park in Security were on edge for several hours last Thursday evening as Sheriff's Deputies tried to get a wanted man out of a home in the 900 block of Widefield Drive.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office went to the home shortly after 4 p.m., but the suspect - wanted for felony eluding, assault on a peace officer, and misdemeanor domestic violence charges - refused to exit.

Although they believed the suspect was inside alone, they initiated a shelter-in-place order for the vicinity to secure the perimeter and brought in various tactical units such as negotiators, K-9...



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