Domestic Dispute Lands Jasper Man in Jail on Multiple Felonies

Jasper (NNDC):

MAXWELL ELLIOTT OF 43ST IN JASPER WAS SUPPOSEDLY INVOLVED IN A DOMESTIC DISPUTE, WHEN OFFICERS RESPONDED A FIREARM WAS IDENTIFIED. WHEN OFFICERS ARRIVED THEY HEARD SHOTS BEING FIRED. OFFICERS OBSERVED SUSPECT ON BALCONY OF APARTMENT HOLDING A HANDGUN AND SHORTLY THEREAFTER, HE FIRED A ROUND THAT APPEARED TO BE SHOT INTO THE CEILING OF THE BALCONY. AFTER THIS, HE HELD THE WEAPON AS THOUGH HE WAS POINTING IT AT SOMEONE, DETERMINED TO BE A FEMALE, DUE TO LIGHTING, LOCATION AND SIGHT ISSUES A SHOT WAS NOT TAKEN BY OFFICERS TO DISENGAGE THE SUSPECT. SECONDS LATER, SUSPECT WENT INSIDE AND WITHIN SECONDS, HE EXITED THE BOTTOM DOOR HOLDING HANDGUN. (WAS DETERMINED LATER TO BE STOLEN) GLOCK 43 9 MM HANDGUN. HE WAS ORDERED TO DROP FIREARM, WHICH HE DID. HE PARTIALLY COMPLIED WITH VERBAL COMMANDS THAT WERE GIVEN. AS HE WALKED TOWARD OFFICERS, HE WAS REFUSING TO GO TO THE GROUND. A DUBOIS CO SHERIFF’S DEPUTY ASSISTED BY TAKING SUSPECT TO THE GROUND. HE WAS CUFFED AND DETAINED. OTHER OFFICERS CLEARED THE APARTMENT AND SECURED THE FIREARM. AT ONE POINT, SUSPECT ATTEMPTED TO FLEE ON FOOT AND WAS ONE AGAIN DETAINED BY THE DUBOIS CO DEPUTY. DUE TO MENTAL STATE OF ACCUSED, EMS WAS CONTACTED AND HE WAS TRANSPORTED TO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WITH A DEPUTY RIDING ALONG AND DEPUTY FOLLOWING THE AMBULANCE. ELLIOTT WAS CLEARED AND TRANSPORTED TO THE SECURITY CENTER. THERE WERE MULTIPLE

 

WITNESSES AT LOCATION INCLUDING JUVENILES AND ADULTS. THESE SUBJECTS WERE INTERVIEWED AT JASPER POLICE DEPARTMENT. WRITTEN CONSENT WAS GIVEN BY RENTER OF APARTMENT AND THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WERE LOCATED – SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA DIVIDED INTO 4 SEPARATE BAGS TOTALING 125 GRAMS, DIGITAL SCALE, EMPTY PLASTIC BAGAS, 9 MM BULLET. WALLET OF THE ACCUSED CONTAINED METHAMPHETAMINE. SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA ALSO LOCATED ON KITCHEN TABLE. TWO ADDITIONAL CASINGS WERE LOCATED AT THE APARTMENT. IT WAS DISCOVERED DURING INTERVIEWS AT JPD THAT WITNESSES STATED THAT THE ACCUSED WAS UNDER INFLUENCE OF ACID. STATED HE WAS WAVING THE GUN AROUND AND HAD TWO OF THE VICTIMS AT DIRECT GUN POINT. HE ALSO ORDERED ONE VICTIM AT DIRECT GUN POINT TO GET AWAY FROM A VEHICLE AND TO SIT ON THE GROUND. HE HELD ANOTHER VICTIM AT DIRECT GUNPOINT AND ORDERED THAT VICTIM TO STAY IN THE APARTMENT AND WOULD NOT ALLOW HER TO LEAVE. DURING THE INCIDENT, ALL VICTIMS WERE EVENTUALLY ALLOWED TO LEAVE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ONE WHO WAS ORDERED TO REMAIN IN THE APARTMENT.

CHARGES INCLUDE CRIMINAL CONFINEMENT W/DEADLY WEAPON, LEVEL 3 FELONY, CRIMINAL RECKLESSNESS WITH DEADLY WEAPON, LEVEL 5 FELONY, INTIMIDATION WITH A DEADLY WEAPON, LEVEL 5 FELONY, RESISTING LAW ENFORCEMENT, LEVEL 6 FELONY, POSSESSION OF SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA, A MISDEMEANOR, DEALING IN A SYNTHETIC DRUG, LEVEL 6 FELONY, POSSESSION OF A STOLEN FIREARM, LEVEL 6 FELONY, POINTING A FIREARM AT ANOTHER, LEVEL 6 FELONY, POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, LEVEL 6 FELONY

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