Police arrest one after standoff in Fulton

6 months 1 week 6 days ago Thursday, February 02 2017 Feb 2, 2017 Thursday, February 02, 2017 11:00:00 PM CST February 02, 2017 in News
By: Char'Nese Turner, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
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FULTON - A standoff ended peacefully in Fulton Thursday evening after authorities took one person into custody.

Police blocked off two blocks of Eighth Street during the standoff, as well as the intersection at State Street starting around 4:30 p.m.

According to a news release from the Fulton Police Department, Victor Vaughn, 46, had two outstanding felony warrants. One warrant was from Callaway County with a $10,000 cash only bond and the second warrant was from Audrain County with a $5,000 cash only bond.

Fulton police confirmed that Vaughn was at the residence when officers attempted to make contact with him by loud speaker and phone to get him to turn himself in. The FBI also assisted in negotiations. Family members of Vaughn were allowed to contact Vaughn to have him surrender to law enforcement. 

After a four and a half hour standoff, the Fulton Police Department Special Response Unit made entry into the home and took Vaughn into custody without any further incident. 

Vaughn was taken to the Callaway County Jail.

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