Authorities identify suspect in Andrews standoff

ANDREWS -- A suspect has been arrested following an armed standoff in Andrews.

Marcus Rowell.

Authorities say that Marcus Rowell was taken into custody on Wednesday night.

Earlier that day local, state, and federal agencies converged in the 800 block of East Broadway after Rowell allegedly barricaded himself while armed with a weapon.

The public was asked to avoid the area for their own safety as officers worked the situation.

Rowell's charges have not been released at this time.


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