Bismarck Standoff Ends In Arrest

(Bismarck, ND) — One man is in custody following a Thursday afternoon standoff in Bismarck. Nicholas Wessels was wanted for stalking and terrorizing, and police received a report that he had kicked in the door to an apartment on East Thayer Avenue that he didn’t live in. The apartment complex was cleared of its residents, while a SWAT team and police negotiators arrived on scene. Wessels remained barricaded in the apartment for five hours, until he was located with camera equipment inside a bedroom and was taken into custody. He was taken to the Burleigh Morton Detention Center to await formal charges.

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