The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has new information that a wanted suspect is in the Wausau area, and authorities believe he is armed and extremely dangerous. More >>
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has new information that a wanted suspect is in the Wausau area, and authorities believe he is armed and extremely dangerous. Officials urge you to call 911 immediately if you spot Christopher Meindel. More >>
A standoff that lasted about five hours has ended without any injuries.
It happened in Stanley. Police were called to a home around 2:40 p.m. Thursday. There was a report of a domestic incident at a home and the man inside allegedly had a gun. A woman was about to get out of the house safely. Neighbors were asked to evacuate as law enforcement officers tried to end the standoff peacefully.
Investigators say before 8 p.m. Thursday, a SWAT team went in and brought the suspect out safely and without incident. No one was hurt. The man was taken to the Chippewa County Jail.
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