CLINTON, Utah (ABC4) – Davis County Sheriff’s deputies have confirmed the suspect in a short standoff Tuesday morning as a 30-year-old man who had allegedly violated a protective order.
Authorities responded to a dispatch call from the mother of a woman who knew Christopher Patrick Reed, stating that he was in front of her their home, despite the protective order that had been implemented.
When contacted by phone, the victim explained that Reed had shown up at her house while she was outside smoking. After retreating back inside the house, Reed forced his way in behind her. The two began to argue, and the cameras inside the victim’s residence captured Reed assaulting her. Shortly after, the victim left the residence and Reed remained, where video surveillance captured footage of him going through her house and shutting off all of the lights and then barricading the room using her bed.
While on the phone with an Officer, Reed allegedly stated he was residing in Salt Lake City, but later surrendered and exited the victim’s home.
Reed has a criminal history of violence and has served time in prison. He has even threatened to use force against law enforcement to stay out of jail, documents state.
The suspect is currently being held without bail in Davis County Jail. Reed faces felony charges including assault, burglary, violation of a protective order, transaction of a dangerous weapon by class I restricted person, and obstruction of justice.
According to police, Reed has a violent past and was said to have shot three individuals.
ORIGINAL STORY: Multiple agencies responding to Davis County standoff
Tuesday 1/4/22 8:29 a.m.
CLINTON, Utah (ABC4) – Several police agencies in Davis County are responding to a standoff in Clinton.
Authorities say the standoff is near 2500 W 950 N.
This is a developing story, ABC4 will update the story as more information becomes available.