Video by Nick Purdy
Note: Police made him cut the live feed off
The main operation in the 2000 block of St. Lawrence has concluded and we are actively looking for Vernon T. Lige, 31 years old. Lige is wanted for Endangering Safety with a Firearm and Violation of Domestic Abuse Injuction. The investigation at the residence is continuing; however, we will be opening up the roadways shortly for public use. Anyone with information on Lige’s whereabouts, please contact Rock County Dispatch at 608-757-2244 or submit a tip to www.p3tips.com.
Beloit PD is still in the area of Ritsher and St. Lawrence attempting to safely negotiate the surrender of a wanted suspect. Please continue to stay clear of this area and we will update you when we have something new. Thank you for your cooperation.
RS fan Nick Purdy says a man was holding a gun to a womans head. The woman broke free and escaped. He is now standing off with the police. Police have reportedly sent in several flash bangs with no effect. Still developing
Police Activity is ongoing in the 2000 block of St. Lawrence Ave. This is an isolated incident. We ask the community to stay away from the 2000 block of St. Lawrence Ave and the 700 block of Ritsher St. We will provide the community with any updates. Thank you.
Captain Dan Molland
Note: Someone said it was a standoff situation. But nothing confirmed.