Stevens County: Residents Advised to Shelter in Place

Update: Highway 291 Situation Peacefully Resolved, No Further Danger to Residents

The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office has announced that the situation on Highway 291 has been peacefully resolved, and there is no longer any danger to the citizens in the area. In a recent message, the Sheriff’s Office confirmed that they would remain on the scene to complete their investigation of the incident.

Details about the incident have not yet been released, but authorities assure the public that information will be made available once further details have been gathered. The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office expressed their appreciation for the assistance and support of the Stevens County community during this time.

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The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office has issued an urgent message to residents in the vicinity of the 7600 block of Highway 291, advising them to shelter in place and lock their doors due to an ongoing police action. The situation has led to heavy police activity in the area, and residents are urged to avoid the area until further notice.

The alert was posted on the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office social media page at just before 8pm, which indicates that the situation is still unfolding. It is unclear what prompted the police action, but authorities are treating the matter with extreme urgency.

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes. The closure will likely cause some traffic disruption, so commuters should plan for potential delays and detours.

While details surrounding the incident are still scarce, it is crucial for residents in the area to heed the advice of the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office. Staying indoors, locking doors, and avoiding the area will help to ensure the safety of both residents and emergency personnel responding to the situation.

Updates on the situation will be provided by the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office as they become available. If you are in the affected area, please take the necessary precautions and stay safe. 

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