Racine Co. Sheriff's Office: Suspect wanted for parole violation arrested, no further threat to public

Updated: 3:24 p.m. on May 6, 2022

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Racine County Sheriff's Office says a suspect has been arrested following a critical incident in the area of Byrd Ave and Echo Lane Friday, May 6.

Agents with the Racine County Metro Drug Taskforce assisted the United States Marshals Service in executing an arrest warrant for 26-year-old Shadaun Marks Friday afternoon.

The sheriff's office says Marks was wanted for a parole violation for a burglary conviction in Wisconsin and a failure to appear charge of possession of methamphetamine from Indiana.

Authorities say Marks has a history of fleeing law enforcement and being in possession of firearms. 

While attempting to arrest Marks, officials say he barricaded himself inside the residence. The sheriff's office established a perimeter, deployed their SWAT Team and called in negotiators before safely taking him into custody.

Authorities say there is no further threat to public safety.


Posted: 11:35 a.m. on May 6, 2022

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Racine County Sheriff's Office issued a public safety message Friday afternoon, May 6, asking residents to avoid the area of Byrd Avenue and Echo Lane in the city of Racine due to a "critical incident."

Anyone within two blocks of the intersection is asked to shelter in place. 

Officials say an "all clear" will be sent when the situation is resolved.

This is a developing story. Stick with CBS 58 for updates on-air and online.

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