Man ar­rested af­ter lengthy Calav­eras stand­off

Lodi News-Sentinel - - Page Two - — Stock­ton Record

WAL­LACE — A de­spon­dent man vis­it­ing fam­ily in the Wal­lace area Fri­day night in­jured a woman with a knife, at­tempted to stab a deputy, threat­ened to kill him­self and de­feated sev­eral less-than-lethal at­tempts by law en­force­ment to take him into cus­tody be­fore fi­nally be­ing sub­dued and ar­rested, the Calav­eras County Sher­iff’s Of­fice re­ported.

The man and woman, both from Ore­gon, got into an ar­gu­ment in­side a home on Cot­ton­tail Lane off Mess­ing Road south of High­way 12. Some­one called the sher­iff’s of­fice about 9:25 p.m. to re­port the do­mes­tic dis­tur­bance and said the man was in­tox­i­cated, armed with a knife and pos­si­bly sui­ci­dal.

The man, now in cus­tody, was trans­ported to an out-of-county trauma cen­ter, where he was treated for self-in­flicted stab wounds. He was ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of as­sault with a deadly weapon, in­flict­ing cor­po­ral in­jury on his spouse, re­sist­ing ar­rest, as­sault on a peace of­fi­cer and as­sault with a deadly weapon on a peace of­fi­cer.

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