Early Tuesday morning, August 23, a Globe man was arrested after barricading himself inside a residence when law enforcement officers served a search warrant.
The incident began around 6:55 p.m. on Monday evening, August 22, when the warrant was served at a Globe residence by Gila County Sheriff’s Deputies, Detectives from the Drugs, Gangs and Crimes Task Force. Gila County Violent Crimes and Globe Police Department officers. THATrope According to a press release from the Gila County Sheriff’s Office, the man confronted officers with a gun when they entered the home and then barricaded himself inside. The Arizona Department of Public Safety’s Special Operations Unit was sent to help. The Globe and Tri-City Fire Departments also responded to the scene.
The standoff ended around 3:57 a.m. Tuesday with the subject’s arrest. He reportedly suffered non-life-threatening injuries, including a gunshot wound and dog bite, and was taken to a valley hospital for treatment. Identified in the press release as Michael Wayne Norris, 50, of Globe, he was arrested on numerous charges related to the incident. The charges were not specified in the press release.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating the incident.