breakingnews update1 300

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (1/31/14) ― Quick thinking by the Providence Police Department sent out an alert to search for a man, who had been brandishing a gun on North Green Street in Providence, and also put the Providence Elementary School into precautionary lock down mode Friday, Jan. 31.

According to Providence police, numerous calls came into the station about possible sightings of a man with a gun at around 9:50 a.m. After Providence Police Chief Brent McDowell arrived on the scene, the subject ran off.

The Webster County Sheriff Frankie Springfield and deputies, a Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Officer Todd Jones and a Webster County Constable Mark Turner assisted Providence police conduct a search of the area.

At about noon, officers searched the residence of Michael Sigler, who had barricaded himself inside the house. He was taken into custody without further incidence.

Sigler was charged with fleeing and evading police on foot and was served warrants for disorderly conduct and four counts wanton endangerment.

Amber Averitt
SurfKY News Reporter

 

Earlier Stories Below:

 

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (1/31/14) — The Providence Police Department has confirmed that the armed and dangerous suspect being sought in Providence has been apprehended.

The incident prompted a lock down at Providence Elementary School as a precaution.

SurfKY News will be updating news with more from Providence.

The original story is shown below:

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (1/31/14) — Providence Elementary School in Webster County is on lock down at the moment until authorities apprehend a suspect in Providence that could be armed and dangerous.

"There is a lock down at the Providence School," said Webster County School Assistant Superintendent Alan Lossner. "But there's nothing wrong at the school."

Lossner said law enforcement authorities are searching for man that could in Providence and recommended the school go on lock down as a precaution.

SurfKY News will be reporting updates when they become available.

Rita Dukes Smith

SurfKY News Director

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Happenings and Meetings – Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/4/15) — The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • 4th Fest IRecycle… Read More

Planning Commission Approves Re-zoning Classifications for North Main

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/3/15) — There was a special called meeting of the Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission on… Read More
1 DOW 17,730.11
-27.80 (-0.16%)    
2 S&P 2,076.78
-0.64 (-0.03%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,009.21
0.00 (0.00%)    

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 14489

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 6759

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 5157

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3926

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3631

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45296

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 14489

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 03, 2015 2777

KMA Reminds Motorist of New Kentucky Red Light Law

by David Holt
July 03, 2015 1031

Planning Commission Approves Re-zoning…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 942

County Clerk Warns of Telephone Scam in Hopkins…

by Keenan Cloern
July 03, 2015 913

UPDATE - Suspicious Package under Investigation

by SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 806

States Where Motorcycles Can Run Red Lights…

by Michelle Megna
July 03, 2015 509

Pet of the Day

by Natalie Ostrander
July 03, 2015 370

Central City All Stars Top Bremen All Stars 8-5

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 368

Beechmont All Stars Defeat Auburn All Stars 10-2

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 357

Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday July 2, 2015

by Kentucky Lottery
July 04, 2015 354

Heavy Rains Flood Streets Around Town

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News