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Sheriff’s Office Descends On Willow Springs

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Sonora, CA — Units of the Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Office have descended upon Livermore Court in the Willow Springs area.

Earlier today an unidentified individual barracaded himself in a private residence and was threatening suicide.

The Sheriff Office´s S.W.A.T. Unit is also on scene. Reports over the scanner are relating that the individual may be ready to vacate the residence with his hands at his side with no weapon on his body.

It has yet to be determined if the individual has a weapon or weapons. Out of county agencies have been summoned for assistance.

Motorists are advised to avoid the immediate area as a number of streets have been blocked off by deputies.

Written by Bill Johnson