Suspect Involved in Chase after Standoff Windsor Heights Police

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WINDSOR HEIGHTES, Iowa – At approximately 1:35 p.m. Saturday, Windsor Heights Police were involved in a chase after responding to a call at the 6600 BLK of University Ave in Windsor Heights.

Upon arriving, Windsor Heights PD, attempted to make contact with Monte Stuart, 52-years-old, when he displayed a weapon towards them. He then eluded officers in is black sports utility vehicle.

This pursuit continued into the Des Moines.  Stuart then stopped his vehicle in the 1700 block of 55th Street and the 2300 block of 51st Street to confront officers while displaying a handgun and rifle

Officers made attempts during each encounter to deescalate the situation and to isolate the incident. Stuart continued to elude officers until the intersection of Beaver Ave and Euclid Ave in Des Moines where he was placed into custody.

Stuart is facing multiple charges. He is facing the following charges, Assault, Eluding, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


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