Eight Hour Standoff In Trenton Ends With Arrest

The Trenton Police Department arrested a local man after an eight-hour standoff at a home on Kavanaugh Street Tuesday.  The stand-off started around 2:25 pm when the Trenton Police Department received a call about a suicidal man with a gun.

The officers secured the area with the assistance of the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department and the Highway Patrol.  A special response team from the St. Joseph Police Department and Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department were also called in to end the standoff.

After 8 hours, 37-year-old Marquise Jones of Trenton was taken into custody for alleged Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

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