Police standoff leads to 2 arrests in Williston

Jordan James Chase and Skylar Daniel Chase
Jordan James Chase and Skylar Daniel Chase(Station)
Published: Apr. 8, 2022 at 1:05 PM CDT
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WILLISTON, N.D. (KFYR) - UPDATE (4/8 at 4:30 p.m.): Williston Police apprehended two barricaded subjects in the 600 block of 1st Avenue East during an hours long standoff Friday.

29-year-old Jordan James Chase was taken into custody around 12:45 p.m. and is currently being held at the Williams County Correctional Facility on a Federal Probation warrant for Aggravated Assault with a weapon. Chase’s 27-year- old brother, Skylar Daniel Chase was also detained shortly after for an active warrant out of Mountrail County for Theft of Property.

A SWAT unit entered the residence around 2:00 p.m. and determined no one else was inside. The scene was deemed clear after 3:00 p.m.

Original Story:

Williston Police officials said Friday officers are dealing with a barricaded subject in the 600 block of 1st Avenue E during the noon hour.

A KUMV reporter on scene said several patrol cars are surrounding a house with weapons drawn.

One person appears to have been taken into custody at about 12:45 p.m., but it is unclear if more people are inside.

The public is asked to avoid the area. Those nearby are asked to stay indoors unless contacted by police and asked to leave.

This is a developing story. Stay with Your News Leader for updates.

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