Suspect in Alta Vista standoff surrenders in Council Grove

Published: Jun. 1, 2018 at 8:54 AM CDT
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A man has turned himself into authorities to the Morris Co. Sheriff's Office, in Council Grove, following an overnight standoff at Wabaunsee Co. home, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

A KHP spokesperson identified the suspect as Justin Spiker.

The spokesperson said the Wabaunsee Co. Sheriff's Office requested their assistance after getting information that he was at the home, near the 800 block of N. Main Street, in Alta Vista. The standoff began around 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening.

No one was found inside the house and authorities left the scene around 9:30 a.m. Shortly afterwards, the Sheriff's Office put out an attempt to locate a vehicle.