Friday, December 23, 2016
I29 Closed | trucker has stand off with police for 4 hours
A trucker from Trucking Experts, LLC - the trucking company that employed the armed truck driver that closed I29 North and I29 South near St. Joseph, Missouri for 4 hours on Friday from 9:30am - 1:30pm. The trucker started his stand off at a rest area near Platte City, MO on route I-29 by brandishing a rifle and then subsequently locking himself inside his truck cabin with the rifle for 4 hours. SWAT teams were deployed in addition to local police. The truck driver finally gave up and was apprehended by police at around 1:30pm on Friday, December 23rd, 2016.
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