Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander
On June 8, 2021 at approximately 3:30 P.M., Troopers out of SP Collins arrived at a collision on State Route 438 near Versailles Plank Road in the town of Collins. The operator of one of the vehicles brandished a weapon and took a hostage. Multiple Law Enforcement agencies established a perimeter. State Route 438 will be closed until further notice. Hostage negotiators are on scene.
At approximately 6:25 P.M., the hostage was released in good health. Incident still ongoing.
**At approximately 7:14 P.M., the suspect was taken into custody without incident.
This is an ongoing incident and information will be limited.