Police chief arrested after standoff with DPS, sheriff's office - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

Police chief arrested after standoff with DPS, sheriff's office

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
NORMANGEE, TX (KXXV) -

The Texas Department of Public Safety said that the Normangee police chief has been arrested and charged with deadly conduct and evading arrest in a motor vehicle.

DPS said they were called to assist the Leon County Sheriff’s Office with a deadly conduct investigation.

The family of the police chief, Charles Herford, called police, and said they were concerned for their safety.

Law enforcement said they found Herford’s vehicle and attempted to pull him over, but he refused. Herford evaded law enforcement and drove to his home.

He refused to come out when law enforcement made contact with him.

After several hours of negotiation, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Texas Rangers convinced Herford to leave his home.

Around 7 a.m., Herford turned himself into authorities and was taken to the Leon County Jail.

Officials said this is an ongoing investigation.

Copyright 2017 KXXV. All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Power outage confirmed at Atlanta airport, air traffic halted

    Power outage confirmed at Atlanta airport, air traffic halted

    Sunday, December 17 2017 1:07 PM EST2017-12-17 18:07:40 GMT
    Sunday, December 17 2017 2:18 PM EST2017-12-17 19:18:57 GMT

    Power was lost in at least one terminal and the airport public address system reported an emergency.

    More >>

    Power was lost in at least one terminal and the airport public address system reported an emergency.

    More >>
  • A CDC ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender?' Experts alarmed

    A CDC ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender?' Experts alarmed

    Saturday, December 16 2017 7:49 PM EST2017-12-17 00:49:07 GMT
    Sunday, December 17 2017 2:12 PM EST2017-12-17 19:12:24 GMT

    Health leaders say they are alarmed about reports that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words in official budget documents, including "fetus," and "transgender.".

    More >>

    Health leaders say they are alarmed about reports that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words in official budget documents, including "fetus," and "transgender.".

    More >>
  • Trump defends tax plan, proclaims economy set 'to rock'

    Trump defends tax plan, proclaims economy set 'to rock'

    Saturday, December 16 2017 3:16 AM EST2017-12-16 08:16:02 GMT
    Sunday, December 17 2017 2:01 PM EST2017-12-17 19:01:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, is pursued by reporters in the Capitol after signing the conference committee report to advance the GOP tax bill, in Washington, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, is pursued by reporters in the Capitol after signing the conference committee report to advance the GOP tax bill, in Washington, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.

    Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to Americans. 

    More >>

    Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to the American people for Christmas.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly