UPDATE: Cade man arrested following afternoon standoff

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ST. MARTIN PARISH, La. UPDATE: A 60-year-old Cade man was arrested Wednesday following a standoff with St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies.

It happened around 2 p.m. in the 1500 block of Old Spanish Trail when deputies responded to a disturbance.

According to SMPSO spokesperson Maj. Ginny Higgins, deputies were called after Daniel S. Vallot, had gotten into a verbal altercation with two individuals outside of a convenience store and then brandished a firearm and allegedly threatened to shoot them.

He subsequently fled to his trailer, which was located behind the store, Higgins said.

Following a short stand-off, he was arrested by deputies and charged with two counts aggravated assault with a firearm.

He was booked with no bond, Higgins said.

ST. MARTIN PARISH, La. (KLFY)- UPDATE: Authoritative are clearing the scene and the standoff has appeared to have ended. One suspect have been taken into custody on an assault charge.

ORIGINAL: Deputies are at the scene of a standoff along Highway 182 in the Cade area.

According to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Maj. Ginny Higgins, a suspect has barred himself inside a mobile home.

As of 5 p.m., the scene remained active.

This is a developing story. We have a news crew headed to the scene.

(George Faust/KLFY)

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