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 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Most Read This Week

October 06, 2015 4854

County Passes Occupational Tax Ordinance

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 4743

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 05, 2015 4088

Four Charged with Drug Offenses after Motel…

by SurfKY News
October 06, 2015 3789

Dawson Man Charged with Cultivating Marijuana,…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 3250

Vehicle Overturns during Two-Car Collision

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read This Month

September 16, 2015 13395

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 11459

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 08, 2015 1410

Madisonville Police Department Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 1251

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 1193

Local Pastor's Son Filming Documentary about…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 918

Work Zone Lane Restriction on Pennyrile Pkwy Set…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 822

Democratic Candidate for Governor Jack Conway…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 799

Registration for Free 'Project Hire Kentucky'…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 758

Travis Ipox Appointed as New Agency Manager of…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 721

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 637

Guns - Stopping That One Person

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 618

UPDATE: Mortons Gap Boil Water Advisory Lifted

by SurfKY News