Man wanted in Reynolds Co., Ferguson arrested after standoff - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Man wanted in Reynolds Co., Ferguson arrested after standoff

ELLSINORE, MO (KFVS) - People were evacuated and school bus routes were detoured Thursday morning because of an eight-hour standoff in Carter County.

Carter County Sheriff Richard Stephens says authorities took a suspect into custody Thursday just before 8:30 a.m. in Ellsinore.

Jeremiah Silva, 29, had active arrest warrants in Reynolds County and Ferguson, Missouri. He was wanted for domestic assault and making threats.

Sheriff Stephens says Silva was inside a home that several agencies began surrounding just after midnight.

Investigators tried several attempts to talk with Silva and finally arrested him when police entered the home at 8:19 a.m.


Silva was taken to the Carter County Jail on second degree domestic assault and outstanding warrants.

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