Mental Suspect Arrested Following Standoff

A 31-year old Beaumont man is in custody following a standoff yesterday afternoon.

Deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Division went to a home

in the 1900 block of Edson in Beaumont to serve a mental health warrant. The man inside

the home was armed with a gun and refused to come out. After about three hours of

negotiating, the surrendered to authorities and came out of the house.


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