SWAT team arrests Michigan murder suspect after standoff in Montgomery


A man wanted for murder in Michigan was arrested Tuesday at a relative’s home in suburban Montgomery after a standoff with police and U.S. Marshals.

A SWAT team was called about 5:15 a.m. to assist Montgomery police and U.S. Marshals who reported seeing a suspect in a home in the 700 block of Oakton Drive, according to Kane County sheriff’s spokesman Pat Gengler.

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The suspect was 35-year-old Scott Jones, wanted for a homicide in Michigan, Gengler said. Police and negotiators surrounded the home.

Jones was arrested about 8:40 a.m., Gengler said. Police entered the home and found a sleeping infant.

No injuries have been reported.

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