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Standoff ends, man and mother arrested in Beloit

Standoff ends, man and mother arrested in Beloit

By Michele Fiore. CREATED Mar 23, 2013

BELOIT, Wis. -- After a tense standoff Saturday, during which police used chemicals to get a man considered armed and dangerous to surrender, he did.

The 25 year old man is wanted for attempted murder and robbery in Moorhead, Minnesota. One other person was taken into custody. The man's 53 year old mother.  She was arrested for felony theft out of Fargo, North Dakota.

Mother and son were being held Saturday at the Rock County Jail, pending extradition hearings.

The standoff began around 4am Saturday when police attempted to serve search warrants at two Beloit residences.



 

Michele Fiore

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Michele Fiore joined TODAY’S TMJ4 in 2013 after spending two years as a part-time reporter/anchor for our sister station, Newsradio 620 WTMJ.