Standoff in Miller County ends peacefully

Miller County Standoff

A standoff in Miller County has ended peacefully. 39 year old Scott Peoples is in custody following a four hour standoff with police yesterday near Eldon. Police say a woman he lived with had contacted them about being kidnapped and assaulted by peoples. She managed to escape and contacted law enforcement. Peoples then barricaded himself inside a home. The standoff ended peacefully when deputies were able to talk the suspect down and convince him to surrender. Miller County Sheriff Bill Abbott says he is thankful the standoff did not end in violence and expects to know what charges will be filed today.

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