Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Gunman arrested following 17-hour standoff with police

 A Canton Township man is facing multiple charges following a 17-hour standoff with police at the Glen Ridge Manufactured Home Park May 8.Canton police officers responded to a home on Annapolis Circle at about 6:15 p.m. May 8 following a report of a domestic disturbance. When officers arrived, they found Scott Earl Hoover, 39, armed and barricaded in the manufactured home. According to police reports, officers secured the area and determined that a felony assault had occurred and confirmed that the barricaded man was armed. The standoff continued for nearly 17 hours, according to police reports during which time officers maintained contact with the suspect. Eventually, a police negotiator was able to convince the man to meet outside the home where he was arrested. Hoover is facing charges of felonious assault, a 4-year felony; felony firearm a 2-year felony, reckless use of a firearm, a 90-day misdemeanor and domestic violence, a 93-day misdemeanor, according to court records. Judge James Plakas of the 35th District Court set Hoover’s bond at $20,000 or 10 percent during his arraignment. He is scheduled to return to court tomorrow, May 17