Killeen Police Resolve Standoff Peacefully

Killeen Police resolve afternoon standoff on Sunset St. peacefully.

Officers responded to 1908 Sunset St., at 12:58 pm, on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in reference to a felony warrant service. Upon the officers’ arrival, they made contact with a female who told officers that the male was not inside the house. When the female stepped outside to speak with them, the officers noticed someone moving around inside; leading them to believe that the wanted person was indeed inside the house. Officers tried to talk to the suspect for more an hour but he refused to respond.

The Killeen Police Tactical Response Unit was deployed to the residence at 2:32 pm. The team attempted to negotiate with the male, requesting him to surrender, for more than two hours, however he continued to ignore their commands. Chemical munitions were eventually deployed into the residence, which encouraged the suspect to surrender; he was taken into custody without incident at 5:44 pm.

The 29 year old male has outstanding warrants for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Probation Violation for Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. His name has been withheld pending arraignment.

Shortly afterwards the 26 year old female was taken into custody and charged with Hindering Apprehension. Her name has been withheld pending formal charges returned from the Bell County District Attorney’s Office.

This case continues to be investigated and information will be released as it becomes available.

Tina Amerson
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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