Suspect detained in connection with Friday's standoff with police
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department detained 53-year-old Monica Lynn Whited Sunday in connection with Friday night's standoff with police in the 1600 block of Woodmoor Court.
After the incident Friday, officers continued surveillance of the home Whited was occupying. At approximately 7:31 a.m. Sunday morning Whited exited the house and she was detained by police without incident.
Officers and medical personnel made contact with an 80-year-old female who was also inside the home. She was not identified in a news release sent by the Columbia Police Department Sunday morning.
Whited and the unidentified female were transported by officers to a secured facility after undergoing a short evaluation by medical personnel.
Officers served a search warrant at the home Sunday morning in an attempt to locate evidence related to the initial incident on Friday night.