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Man 'Gives Up, Safely' After Providence Standoff

A man was arrested on Thursday after a standoff with SWAT at an apartment in Providence.Cache County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Mikelshan Bartschi said officers responded to a call of an agitated and “volatile” man who had been revived with Narcan after an overdose. The man — a wanted fugitive currently on parole — had stolen a gun from a family member, and proceeded to make various threats towards others.

 

“He had pointed the gun at another family member,” Bartschi said. “He also started making threats to shoot law enforcement.” Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.

 

This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.