Spooner Business Owner Holds Burglar at Gunpoint Until Police Arrive

Friday, January 12, 2018 | SPD l Press Release |


SPOONER -- Shortly after midnight on the morning of January 12, 2018, Officers from the Spooner Police Department and Washburn County Sheriff's Office responded to a burglary in progress at a Spooner Business. Officers arrived and found the business owner had the suspect held at gunpoint.

During the initial investigation, it was determined that forced entry had been made into the business through a window, and two firearms were taken. The firearms were recovered and the suspect was transported to the Spooner Emergency Room for injuries consistent with glass cuts.

The Spooner Police Department would like to thank the Washburn County Sheriff's Office for their quick response and assistance with the investigation. This case remains under investigation.

Per Jerry Christman, Spooner Police Chief



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