SHAMOKIN – Three people have now been arrested after what was a four-hour standoff on Market Street in Shamokin Thursday. We last told you the standoff was first reported just before noon Thursday, and nearly two dozen local law enforcement officers responded, including a SERT Team.
The Daily Item reports 27-year-old Jared Wagner, 37-year-old Michelle Cragle, and 40-year-old Shawn Hepner, all of Shamokin, are now in Northumberland County Prison.
Several streets were closed as a result of the incident, but officers say the public was never in any danger. According to The Daily Item, it was Wagner who police were trying to apprehend. He was on probation out of Montour County on an assault charge. Officers were also told he might be in possession of a firearm, but no weapon was found.
The Daily Item says Cragle and Hepner also had active warrants from Northumberland County and Snyder County, respectively. Police tell The Daily Item charges are pending.