Police Standoff

James Gist (Photo: Macomb County Sheriff's Office)

Prosecutor: Man Held 4 Kids Captive, Used Baby As Shield In Standoff

James Gist faces kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, first degree home invasion and gun charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2015

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Gunman Gives Self Up After Argument With Girlfriend Sparks Hours-Long Police Standoff

Authorities say a gunman who barricaded himself inside a mobile home, prompting an evacuation of the neighborhood, has given himself up and is now facing felony charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2015

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Man Arrested After Armed Standoff At Pontiac Home

A man who allegedly barricaded himself and two kids in a Pontiac home while armed with a knife is now in police custody.


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Police Surround Ecorse Home In Possible Armed Standoff

Police say it started with a call about a domestic dispute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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Sheriff’s Officials: Child Pulled From Car Before Man Shoots Self In Rochester Hills

John R was closed at Auburn Road for hours following the incident that began around noon Friday when deputies responded to a report of a “suspicious vehicle.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2014

Maryanne Godboldo (credit: Florence Walton/WWJ. File)

Charges Dismissed, Again, Against Detroit Standoff Mom

A Wayne County Judge has dismissed charges against a Detroit mother who fired a warning shot at police back in 2011.


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Barricaded Gunman On Detroit’s West Side Surrenders

The gunman barricaded himself in a house near Ivanhoe Street and the I-96 freeway after police arrived at the scene.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2014

Maryanne Godboldo (R) with attorney Bryon Pitts. (WWJ:Beth Fisher)

Charges Dismissed Against Detroit Mother In 2011 Police Standoff

A judge has once again dismissed charges against a mother accused of firing a shot when police tried to remove her physically-impaired daughter from their Detroit home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2014


Ohio Man Killed By Police Officer In Trailer Park Standoff

A cop fired on Billie Joe Woolford after police say he threatened officers who were trying to get him to surrender.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

Maryanne Godboldo (R) with attorney Bryon Pitts. (WWJ:Beth Fisher)

Detroit Mom’s Police Standoff Case Back In Front Of Judge

A case against a mother accused of firing a shot when police tried to remove her physically-impaired child is back before a judge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014