Man arrested after barricading himself inside Grand Junction restaurant
The standoff lasted for about an hour
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Authorities succeeded in bringing a man into custody Saturday afternoon after an hour-long standoff during which the man in question barricaded himself inside Zen Garden, a sushi restaurant on North Ave. Officers located the man, who had two active warrants out for his arrest.
On Monday, the Grand Junction Police Department identified the suspect as Cornell Adams, 38, of Grand Junction.
Those working inside the restaurant on Saturday vacated the space as the man took his position there.
Under one warrant, the man faces charges related to child abuse and sex offenses as well as contempt of court. Under a second warrant, he faces charges for failing to appear in court for traffic violations. Both the Grand Junction Police Department and Mesa County Sheriff’s Office were involved in his arrest.
The area near North Ave and 29 Road was closed during the incident.
Adams is facing the following charges:
2nd Degree Burglary
Unlawful Possession of a Controlled SubstanceViolation of a Protection Order
Criminal Possession of a Financial Device
2nd Degree Criminal TamperingObstructing a Peace Officer
2nd Degree Criminal Trespass
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