UPDATE: Spencer man charged following Saturday stand-off in Spirit Lake

Chase Peterson Mugshot

UPDATE: TUESDAY March 21: Spirit Lake Police have released the name of the man arrested Saturday morning after a stand-off with multiple law enforcement agencies.

23-year-old Chase Peterson of Spencer, Iowa has been charged with two counts of assault while displaying a dangerous weapon, an aggregated misdemeanor; false imprisonment and trespassing.

He is being held in the Dickinson County Jail.

SATURDAY March 18: Police responded to a call about a man threatening someone with a firearm and a knife.

The suspect fled when officers arrived at the scene and barricaded himself in a nearby residence.

The regional High-risk entry and arrest team was on hand to assist the multiple agencies that were on scene.

The man, who has not yet been identified, surrendered and was taken into custody without incident just before 2:30 this afternoon.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off