Stand-off At Remsen Resolved Peacefully


(Remsen) — Law enforcement officials representing various agencies were in Remsen Friday afternoon for a stand-off situation.  At approximately 11:45 a.m. officials responded to a trailer home park located on the northeast side of Remsen where a male subject had barricaded himself inside a trailer and was threatening to harm himself.  Negotiators from the Iowa State Patrol were brought to the scene to talk with the subject.  Lt. Mindy Coe with the Iowa State Patrol spoke with KLEM news at about 1:00 p.m. to offer an overview of the situation.

Responding to the scene were the Remsen Police Department, Le Mars Police K-9 unit, Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol and even the Iowa Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Enforcement.  The situation at Remsen was resolved peacefully shortly before 2:00 p.m.  Plymouth County Sheriff Jeff TeBrink says there were no criminal charges filed, and the individual was taken to the hospital.