Man arrested after standoff in Walmart parking lot
For the Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD – A 28-year-old Marshfield man was arrested following a standoff in the Marshfield Walmart parking lot, 2001 North Central Avenue.
On April 7, just before 11 a.m., a Marshfield Police Department detective and police officer made contact with the man while he was sitting in his semi-truck regarding an ongoing investigation.
“When the man was asked to exit his truck, he refused and displayed a knife in his right hand,” a Marshfield Police release stated.
“Mutual aid was requested from nearby agencies which included Marathon and Wood County Sheriff’s Departments, Spencer Police Department, and the state patrol.
“A perimeter was established and negotiations were initiated with the man. At 12:09 p.m., the man exited his truck and he was arrested without incident.
“He was transported to Marathon County Jail for charges of 10 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of failure to comply w/officers attempt to take into custody.”