SEPTEMBER 22, 2021
A Star City man surrendered to Arkansas State Troopers today following a four hour barricaded armed stand-off that began after the suspect allegedly fired a gun at Star City police officers.
Cristobal Palomerez-Heredia, 43, of 205 Park Street was taken into custody by state troopers assigned to the Highway Patrol Division, Troop E. Palomerez-Heredia is charged with aggravated assault and is being held at the Lincoln County Detention Center without bond.
About 7 AM today officials of the Star City Police Department requested the Arkansas State Police to take charge of the scene outside Palomerez-Heredia’s residence. The state police SWAT Team was activated and took command of the stand-off which ended at 11:09 AM when the suspect exited the residence.
No injuries were reported during the stand-off or arrest.
Questions relating to the events initially involving local police officers prior to the state police taking command of the stand-off should be directed to the Star City Police Department.