Friday, January 1, 2016

Armed Barricaded Subject Incident Resolved at Dryden Apartment on Dryden Place Just North of Kensington Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:09 AM Friday to a report of a barricaded, armed subject in an apartment complex at 5 South Dryden Place Arlington Heights, IL. Police immediately blocked Dryden Place between Kensington Road and Miners Street.

The NIPAS Emergency Services Team (with a SWAT-like response) responded to the scene. Two larger command and/or tactical vehicles, and a Bearcat armored vehicle were on the scene, but left by about 10:30 a.m.

Firefighter/paramedics evaluated two children who were escorted away from the apartment, and met by firefighter/paramedics in an ambulance in the middle of the street on Dryden Place. Paramedics initially staged north of Miner School near Miner Street.

Firefighter/paramedics did not transport any patients to the hospital. The situation appeared resolved by about 10:30 a.m.

Police refused to answer any questions about the incident and would not confirm whether anyone was taken into custody. Arlington Heights Police Sgt. Stephanie Mack refused to answer any questions about the incident -- only replying to come back in five hours after investigation. A request communication to ask if anyone was in custody, or at large, or what was reported that caused the response was refused and denied.

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