Cudahy police: Suspect arrested following Packard Avenue incident

CUDAHY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A man has been arrested following an incident on Packard Avenue Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Officials say they received a report around 12:20 p.m. regarding a 33-year-old man who threatened to shoot the police, himself and another individual at a residence on Packard Avenue. 

The caller reported seeing a gun at the residence within the past week. 

Police made telephone contact with the subject, who threatened to shoot police and said he was armed with a handgun and rifle. 

Authorities communicated the circumstances to local businesses and the School District of Cudahy, also asking the public to avoid the 5100-5400 blocks of S. Packard Avenue.


An investigation indicated that the suspect had left the residence prior to police arrival.

At 3:53 p.m., a St. Francis police officer observed the vehicle suspected to contain the 33-year-old man.

Officers responded to the area near Plankinton and Kinnickinnic and conducted a high-risk traffic stop.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

Police say charges will be pending with the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cudahy Police Department at 414-769-2260.

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