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Domestic dispute leads to police standoff in Jamieson

A man wanted in connected with a domestic violence case near Vale was taken into custody Thursday, June 18, after a four-hour standoff with police in Jamieson.

Andrew Stewart, 38, of Vale, was arrested following an incident that drew the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office, Oregon State Police, Ontario Police Department detectives, Vale Fire and Ambulance and the Ontario Fire Department, according to Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe.

He said police arrested Stewart after investigating a domestic dispute on East Fifth Avenue that occurred Wednesday night.

He said that the victim escaped from the home and contacted another person to come get her. When the man arrived to take the victim away, an attacker shattered the man’s windshield with a hammer, got into his Mercedes Benz and began ramming the other vehicle as the victim and man were leaving . . .