Billy and Tami Lewis, Cayce Cooper Arrested After Ralls County Standoff
(Ralls County)— Felony warrants are issued for three suspects arrested after a standoff with Ralls County Deputies Tuesday morning.
Sheriff Gerry Dinwiddie says 41-year-old Billy J. Lewis, 45-year-old Tami Lewis, and 21-year-old Cayce Cooper went to jail after deputies were called to a to a domestic dispute on Sumac Lane. Deputies made one arrest upon arrival, but one subject barricaded himself in the house and threatened deputies with a weapon. Deputies eventually gained entry and made two more arrests.
Billy Lewis is being held in the Pike County Jail. Tami Lewis and Cayce Cooper are lodged in the Marion County Jail. All are held on $100,000 cash only bond pending a court appearance.
Sheriff Dinwiddie has filed a report with the Ralls County Prosecutor for assault on a law enforcement agent.
ORIGINAL STORY PUBLISHED AUG. 6:
(Ralls County, Mo)—Three subjects go to jail after a standoff with Ralls County Sheriff’s Deputies. Officers responded to a residence on Sumac Lane early Tuesday morning to investigate a report of an intoxicated person. They took one male into custody upon arrival. During the arrest, another man ran back into the house. He barricaded himself in and brandished a weapon while threatening harm to the deputies. After a brief standoff, deputies gained entry and took the subject into custody.
A total of three subjects were arrested on various charges and transported to jail. Their names were not released in the initial report.