Thursday, September 22, 2016

Wanted suspect arrested after standoff in Clifton

Adam Phillips, 27
MCSO Photo 10-30-15
CLIFTON, Colo -  A Clifton man was arrested Wednesday after a nearly 3-hour standoff with the Mesa County Sheriff's Office and the Grand Junction Police Department.

Adam Phillips, 27, was wanted on several warrants out of the Grand Junction Police Department for charges including two counts of attempted 1st degree assault on a peace officer, and weapon offenses.

Grand Junction Police and Mesa County Sheriff's Office Street Crimes Units learned Phillips was living at a home on the 3200 block of Arrowleaf Court.

At 6:20 p.m. a reverse 911 went out to a homes within a quarter mile radius advising residences to stay inside.

When Phillips refused to come out of the home, a search warrant was obtained and a joint GJPD MCSO SWAT team was called in.

Repeated attempts to communicate with Phillips were met with no response.

At 9:20 p.m. members of the SWAT team took Phillips into custody. The community was notified a short time later.

Phillips is being held in the Mesa County Detention Facility.

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