Thursday, November 30, 2023


Armed man barricades himself in RV in 8-hour standoff with police

JACKSON, California — SWAT officers were dispatched Tuesday night to a Sierra foothill RV park after an armed man threatened to shoot people with a shotgun then barricaded himself inside an RV. Jackson is near Sacramento.

A week-long guest at the RV park called 911 claiming to be drunk and armed with a large number of weapons. He was suicidal and threatening law enforcement along with those parked near his fifth wheel because he was upset over an ongoing battle with cancer.

More than six hours into negotiations, the standoff ended.

Police recovered a loaded shotgun and two loaded handguns from the RV.

The sheriff’s office later identified the man as 58-year-old Frank Russell Davenport, from La Mesa, California. He was arrested on suspicion of making terrorist threats and resisting arrest.

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Chuck Woodbury
Chuck Woodbury
I'm the founder and publisher of I've been a writer and publisher for most of my adult life, and spent a total of at least a half-dozen years of that time traveling the USA and Canada in a motorhome.



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