Standoff over, father/son behind bars - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Standoff over, father/son behind bars

Posted: Updated:
Justin Dewayne Davis Justin Dewayne Davis
Harold Dewayne Davis Harold Dewayne Davis

BULLARD (FROM THE SMITH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE) – After a standoff lasting several hours, officers and deputies of the Smith County Sheriff's Office and officers from the Bullard Police Department, arrested 29 year old Justin Dewayne Davis in the 21,000 block of CR 145, just outside the Bullard city limits. Davis was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Responding to a call at approximately 9 p.m. from a woman at the residence who stated that Davis was causing problems, law enforcement personnel arrived at the location and encountered Davis, who was acting erratically.  During the encounter, Davis threatened officers and deputies and retreated into the residence. Davis released two adult females and some children from the residence, but refused to release two other children, ages six and seven.

After obtaining warrants from 241st State District Judge Jack Skeen Jr. to enter the residence and arrest Davis, at approximately 4 a.m. the SWAT team from the Smith County Sheriff's Office entered the residence and arrested Davis without incident. The two children were unharmed and were released to their mother.

During the night, Davis' father, 50 year old Harold Dewayne Davis attempted to pass through a roadblock and proceed to the residence. He was arrested and charged with interference with public duties. Both men were booked in to the Smith County Jail. Other charges are expected to be filed on Justin Dewayne Davis.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Gov. Perry removes tweet about Travis County DA

    Gov. Perry removes tweet about Travis County DA

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:55:19 GMT
    Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday night removed a tweet that had been sent from his account featuring a photograph of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg. Perry said the posting had been "unauthorized."More >>
    Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday night removed a tweet that had been sent from his account featuring a photograph of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg. Perry said the posting had been "unauthorized."More >>
  • Robbery suspects raid home, impersonate deputies

    Robbery suspects raid home, impersonate deputies

    Robbery suspects impersonating deputies raided a home and put pillow cases over the homeowners' heads, according to police.More >>
    Robbery suspects impersonating deputies raided a home and put pillow cases over the homeowners' heads, according to police.More >>
  • SCSO: Robbery suspects get away with cash register

    SCSO: Robbery suspects get away with cash register

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:35:57 GMT
    SMITH COUNTY (KYTX) - A Smith County convenience store clerk was robbed at gunpoint in the 11800 block of Highway 64 around 3:00 Sunday morning.More >>
    SMITH COUNTY (KYTX) - A Smith County convenience store clerk was robbed at gunpoint in the 11800 block of Highway 64 around 3:00 Sunday morning.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.