Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office: Standoff suspect arrested

The armed suspect Sarpy County deputies had been searching for Thursday has been arrested in Omaha.
Published: May. 25, 2023 at 8:25 PM CDT
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SARPY COUNTY, Neb. (WOWT) - The Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office says a man considered armed and dangerous was arrested in connection with a standoff Thursday afternoon.

SCSO says 43-year-old Jonathan Sawyer was arrested in the area of 96th and Q Streets Friday evening after Omaha Police responded to a disturbance in which he was the suspect.

Sawyer was turned over to Sarpy County Sheriff’s investigators who were in the area following up on a tip. He had been wanted after an hours-long standoff at 102nd and Capehart Road in rural Sarpy County yesterday.

Jonathan Sawyer
Jonathan Sawyer(Sarpy County Sheriff's Office)

Sawyer was booked for terroristic threats, use of a firearm to commit a felony, and third-degree assault.