Law enforcement agencies working to detain subject

The Washington Police Department attempted to arrest Ronald Blackmom outside of a residence near Northeast First Street Friday. Blackmom was wanted on warrants out of Missouri and Pike County. He had been flagged by law enforcement records as being armed and dangerous with violent tendencies. Responding were the Washington Police Emergency Response Team, Daviess County Sheriff’s Department SRU Team, and other officers. Multiple attempts were made to get Blackmon out of the residence. WPD then obtained a search warrant for the residence. After CS gas and a K9 was deployed into the residence, Blackmon was located in the basement. He was then taken into custody.

Law enforcement agencies working to detain subject