Suspect Now in Custody

(Photo by Sarah Richter)
(Photo by Sarah Richter)
(Photo by Sarah Richter)
(Photo by Sarah Richter)

UPDATE: 3:40PM

The name of the male individual who barricaded himself in a room at the Apple Tree Inn on Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan has been released. 61-year-old J. Tuck has been transported to the Sheridan V.A. for an evaluation and is presumed to be homeless. Sheridan Police Captain Scott Chandler said that pending charges against Tuck could include Property Destruction and Resisting Arrest.

UPDATE: 2:40PM

A call from Sheridan Police Captain Scott Chandler has confirmed that the man barricaded in a room at the Apple Tree Inn on Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan is now in custody. Chandler indicated that the male subject has been transported to the Sheridan V.A. for an evaluation.

The name and age of the individual has not yet been released at this time. Chandler did state said that the man did display a knife earlier today and that he was not in possession of a firearm when taken into custody. We'll have more information about this story as it becomes available.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police are alerting citizens to stay clear of the Apple Tree Inn on Coffeen Avenue, next to the bowling alley. Captain Scott Chandler of the Sheridan Police Department provides the details.

Stay tuned to Sheridan Media News for updates on the situation. Again, Sheridan citizens are advised to stay away from the Apple Tree Inn on Coffeen Avenue until further notice.

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