Moberly Police engage in standoff at motel
MOBERLY - Police engaged in a standoff with a man barricading himself in a motel room Friday night.
In a press release, Moberly Police said officers were called to the Super 8 Motel on US 24 after receiving reports of a man causing a disturbance and threatening to kill hotel staff.
Upon contact with officers, the man barricaded himself in his room and refused to comply with officers' attempts to reason.
Police obtained a search warrant and gained entry to the room. The man was taken to the Randolph County Jail and was released Saturday after posting $10,000 bond.
The man's identity has not been released and he has not been formally charged.
(Editor's note: This story has been updated to include the latest information.)