UPDATE: Suspect surrenders to authorities in Napoleon

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NAPOLEON, N.D. - UPDATE (3:20 p.m.): The Logan County Sheriff's Department says they arrested the 54-year-old Roylan Laureta for terrorizing.

No charges have been posted yet.

Napoleon officers say when they first arrived to the home around 6 a.m. Saturday, the suspect pointed a modified rifle at them and they backed out and established a perimeter.

Laureta was barricaded in a home on the 400 block of 5th St. East and is accused of threatening to shoot whoever came towards the house.


UPDATE (2:45 p.m.): After more than eight and a half hours, the suspect voluntarily surrendered to authorities.

The suspect came out with his hands in the air around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.


UPDATE (1:48 p.m.): The Logan County Sheriff's Department says there is an armed man barricaded in his home.

The initial call to authorities came in at 6 a.m. Saturday and law enforcement responded. They say they were threatened and backed off. At that time, officials say negotiations began.

The Logan County emergency manager says they don't believe anyone else is in the home. Multiple agencies, including West Dakota SWAT, Napoleon Police Department, Wishek Police Department, North Dakota Highway Patrol, Napoleon Ambulance and Fire, responded.

Authorities urge people to stay indoors but they say there is no immediate danger to the public.


ORIGINAL STORY: Logan County authorities confirm there is an active threat in Napoleon, North Dakota and SWAT is on scene.

Streets near the Napoleon Care Center are blocked off and witnesses say there is a heavy police presence.

Officials say the public’s safety is not in danger.

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