Police identify man arrested after standoff at Beavercreek hotel

Published: Tuesday, July 03, 2018 @ 3:32 AM
Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2018 @ 10:48 AM

Beavercreek Hotel Standoff

UPDATE @ 10:20 a.m.: 

The man taken into custody following a standoff with police at a Beavercreek hotel has been identified as William Eric Jones, 40, according to a police spokesman. 

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Jones has been booked into the Fairborn City Jail, on initial charges of inducing panic, records indicate. 

Official charges for Jones are still pending confirmation with the prosecutor’s office, the spokesman said. 

We’ll update this page when new details become available. 

William Eric Jones (Contributed Photo/Fairborn City Jail)

UPDATE @ 6:50 a.m: 

One person is in custody following an hours-long standoff at the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel Dayton-WPAFB in Beavercreek.

Officials were able to enter the hotel room on Germany Lane and arrest the man after negotiating with him for more than three hours.

No other details were immediately available. 

UPDATE @ 4:24 a.m.: 

The Regional Emergency Response Team -- the equivalent of a SWAT team -- is being called in to assist police in dealing with a standoff following a fight at the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel in Beavercreek. 

Police are telling us the incident involves a man who is refusing to come out of a room at the hotel following some kind of dust-up or fight with a woman. She is safe and has not been harmed, police said. 

Some rooms have been evacuated as a precaution, police said, but no one is in any immediate danger.

UPDATE @3:44 a.m.: 

Police are investigating an apparent domestic situation at the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel Dayton-WPAFB, on Germany Lane, in Beavercreek. 

Police are telling us the situation is "fluid" and that more law enforcement personnel have been dispatched. 

We're hearing that a SWAT team has been called as well. 

There is a Beavercreek police cruiser blocking what appears to be the main entrance to the hotel.

INITIAL REPORT

There is an apparent SWAT situation occurring at a hotel in Beavercreek. 

We have a crew on the way to check out the report. We’re working to find out more details.

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Police and other law enforcement officers were dispatched just after 3 a.m. 

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