Mineral Wells Area News

Four Hour Standoff Ends Peacefully

Four Hour Standoff Ends Peacefully
May 24
22:28 2023

By Amy Bearden / Mineral Wells Area News

Mineral Wells Area News watched as a police stand off situation unfolded over 4 hours in the 2900 block of SE 6th St on May 24th. The event ended peacefully after negotiating with a suspect in his mid 60’s who initially ran from officers when they approached his yard.

He was wanted on felony possession of a controlled substance charges according to Chief Tim Denison. The situation escalated when officers observed the suspect allegedly aiming a gun towards officers. Chief Denison explains how the scene unfolded in the following video.

Press Release from MWPD

Suspect peacefully surrendered and was taken to Palo Pinto County Jail

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