A Glenwood Springs man was arrested Thursday night time after barricading himself in an condominium in Glenwood Meadows and allegedly bodily assaulting his partner and threatening to kill her and others, a Glenwood Springs Police Division information launch states.
Jakim Amir Anderson, 25, is charged with two felonies: assault within the second diploma and menacing. He additionally faces misdemeanor costs of kid abuse, harassment and obstructing.
Police obtained experiences of home violence allegedly in progress shortly earlier than 10:30 p.m. Thursday in an condominium on the 300 block of Wulfsohn Street, the discharge states.
“The sufferer/survivor was contacted and stated she had been in a bodily altercation together with her husband, Mr. Anderson,” the discharge states. “The survivor reported that Mr. Anderson had strangled her and positioned a gun to her head, then charged (cocked) the firearm.”
Accidents to the lady’s throat and chest have been seen to regulation enforcement. She added that the couple’s 9-month-old baby was nonetheless within the condominium together with her husband.
“Officers tried to contact Mr. Anderson within the condominium, nevertheless he refused to open the door,” the discharge states. “He stated he had a firearm and would shoot anybody that entered the condominium. Officers may hear what they believed to be the suspect racking the slide on a handgun.”
After establishing a security perimeter and figuring out nobody exterior the couple’s condominium was in danger, the Garfield County All-Hazards Response Workforce was known as to the scene.
A decide licensed a search and arrest warrant for Anderson and his residence.
“After hours of failed negotiations with Mr. Anderson, the AHRT group was capable of acquire entry into the condominium and take Anderson into custody with out incident,” the discharge states. “The 9-month-old baby was safely recovered and returned to his/her mom.”
Anderson was booked into Garfield County jail after the incident.
“The Glenwood Springs Police Division reminds our residents and guests that home violence has no place in our group,” officers stated within the launch. “In case you are a sufferer of home violence, we encourage you to report back to regulation enforcement by calling 911 or our non-emergency line at 970-384-6500.”
These in want of help however who usually are not able to report back to regulation enforcement can name the Advocate Safehouse Mission at 970-945-4439 or Nationwide Home Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).