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May 28, 2012
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Ore. police arrest man after 6-hour standoff

Salem police were investigating a report that someome had been menaced with a weapon

The Republic

SALEM, Ore. — Salem police say they've arrested a 19-year-old man following a six-hour standoff.

Officers went looking for Jeremy Russell Dunham at a home Saturday evening as they investigated a report from the previous day that someone had been menaced with a weapon. Police determined he was in the home, and that there were weapons inside, but they say he refused to come outside or speak with officers.

Salem police say a SWAT team was brought to the scene by about 9 p.m. Saturday, and they entered the home just before 2 a.m. Sunday. A police dog found Dunham hiding under a stairwell.

Full story: Police arrest 19-year-old man after 6-hour standoff in Salem






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