An overnight standoff in Escanaba ended Wednesday morning

ESCANABA — An overnight standoff in Escanaba ended Wednesday morning with one man in custody.

Escanaba Public Safety says around 10:50 p.m. Tuesday, officers were investigating a report of damage to property at 1531 Sheridan Road.

One hour later, at 11:50 p.m., a 54–year–old David Tebear from Escanaba pointed a handgun at officers.

The Tebear retreated back into his apartment and barricaded himself inside.

Officers established a perimeter, evacuated other tenants within the building, and closed down Sheridan Road to traffic.

The Michigan State Police Emergency Response Team was requested for assistance.

Once on scene, communication was established with the suspect.

Investigators say Tebear was apprehended without incident at approximately 5:40 a.m. Wednesday and was arraigned with six felony counts and these included one count of Malicious damage of property, one count of assault with deadly weapon, one count felony firearm, two counts of resisting and obstructing officers, one count of possession of weapon with unlawful with intent.

The investigation remains ongoing, and no further information is being released at this time.

The Michigan Police Gladstone Post, the MSP Emergency Response Team, Delta County Sheriff’s Office, Rampart EMS, Delta County Central Dispatch and the Delta County Prosecutor’s office all assisted with the incident.