Nacogdoches Police went on a domestic call early Wednesday morning October 16th 2019, that resulted with a barricaded suspect. Negotiators were called in to diffuse the situation.

BARRICADED SUSPECT TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

NACOGDOCHES,TX (October 16, 2019). Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department responded to the 2400 block of E. Starr Ave. around 2:30 a.m. after receiving a call about a suspect that was threatening his family and was possibly armed with a rifle. Officers arrived to the scene and evacuated the family from the residence and set up a perimeter around the house. The suspect refused to come out of the house. The Nacogdoches Police Department SWAT Team along with the Negotiating Team responded to assist. Officers closed down east and west bound traffic on E. Starr Avenue from Appleby Sand Rd to Glen Hollow Dr. At around 8:00 a.m. negotiators were able to get the suspect to come out of the residence and he was taken into custody without further incident. The suspect has been identified to be Travis Favro 44 years of age from Nacogdoches, Tx. E. Starr Avenue has now been reopened for all traffic. This is an ongoing investigation and if further information becomes available it will be released.

 

So if you were wondering why Starr Avenue was blocked this morning on your daily commute, this was it. We are glad that everyone involved got out safely.