BURNT RANCH, Calif. - A Trinity County man reportedly armed with a bow and arrow, was arrested after a standoff with deputies.
Deputies were called to a home in Burnt Ranch Monday night around 6:40 p.m.
Witnesses told deputies Daniel Hamel, 43, was pointing a bow and arrow at another man outside the home. When officers arrived they confronted Hamel outside the residence. Deputies said Hamel immediately retreated inside of the residence and refused to come out.
Other family members were inside, and officers were able to safely get the other residents of the house outside, leaving Hamel inside.
Officers established a perimeter around the house and attempted to establish communications with the suspect inside for more than two hours without success.
After several hours officers spotted Hamel through a bedroom window. They took him into custody without further incident.
Investigators located several loaded weapons within reach of the suspect along with a bow and arrows.
Hamel was arrested and booked into the Trinity County Jail on $50,000 bail. He faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon, felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of ammunition by a person prohibited from having firearms.
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