Tense standoff ends without any shots being fired.

Port Angeles man remains jailed after two-hour armed standoff; suspect is treated for unidentified illness

“After receiving a report of shots fired at about 4:52 p.m., police found Blanton holding a rifle in his back yard at 1223 South I St. and negotiated with him to turn over his weapon.”

“The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office set up its mobile command unit at the scene, and other agencies involved included Elwha tribal police, U.S. Border Patrol, State Police, U.S. Coast Guard Investigative Service and the Port Angeles Fire Department.”

“A helicopter hovered above the area to help track Blanton in case he fled the scene.”



Positive Examples in Law Enforcement



Photo- South Indian Island