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Authorities arrest Norfolk, NE man after standoff near Hoskins, NE Wednesday

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Photo: Madison County Sheriff - Davion Seizys Photo: Madison County Sheriff - Davion Seizys

The Nebraska State Patrol said they arrested a man early Thursday morning following a standoff that lasted more than six hours.

Authorities said the incident happened at 55833 853rd Road in Wayne County, approximately five miles northwest of Hoskins.

NSP SWAT was requested after Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to execute an arrest warrant from Madison County against 27-year-old Davion Seizys of Norfolk.

Following the attempt, the suspect barricaded himself in the upstairs portion of the residence.

NSP set up a perimeter around the residence and initiated SWAT procedures at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11.

There were weapons present in the home and it was believed that Seizys could have been in possession of them during the standoff.

After Seizys refused to exit the residence for several hours, the NSP SWAT Team breached a door to gain entry and was able to take Seizys into custody without further incident at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Thursday.

Seizys is set to appear in court on October 16.

NSP utilized multiple assets throughout the standoff including K9 units, the NSP helicopter, and a robot. Seizys has been turned over to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.


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KTIV's news partner, News Channel Nebraska reports authorities, led by the Nebraska State Patrol, responded to a standoff situation near Hoskins, Nebraska Wednesday night.

The State Patrol had established a large perimeter of 853rd Road near the scene. Law enforcement were located at 853rd and 558th Avenue, about 8.5 miles northwest of Hoskins.

The State Patrol deployed a helicopter to assist at the scene. Authorities began responding to the situation around 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday night.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office said standoff is over and they'll release more information on Thursday. 

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