Brief Standoff Ends With Arrest For Arson, Assault

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

A brief standoff in Bellevue ended with the arrest of a woman Sunday afternoon.

Police say 23-year-old Meosha Byrd allegedly assaulted a woman during an argument, then barricaded herself inside an apartment on Kansas Drive east of the Kennedy Freeway around 4 p.m.

A short time later, smoke was seen coming from the residence. Byrd was taken into custody when she left the apartment, charged with first-degree arson and domestic assault.

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