UPDATE: Jeffers back open after incident

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Around 1 p.m. Friday afternoon, the Eau Claire County Dispatch Center received a 911 call saying that there was a person wrestling for a gun inside of a home at 3636 Jeffers Road.

According to police 34-year old Emily Turk, 38-year old Phillip Geisler and 40-year-old April Laganse were arrested after a drug deal didn't go as planned.

Investigators received information that Turk had provided Geisler with money in exchange for meth.

When Geisler and Laganse, who were supposed to supply the meth, did not, Turk came over to the home with a gun.

According to Officer Kyle Roder of the Eau Claire Police Department, there was a struggle over the gun and that's when the police were called. Authorities were able to contact them via phone inside and talk them out of the home. The three were taken into custody for questioning and later arrested.

Emily Turk, 01/17/83

-Disorderly Conduct
-2nd degree Recklessly Endangering Safety
-Carrying a Concealed Weapon

Phillip Geissler, 04/13/79
-Theft
-Probation Violation

-April Laganse, 05/15/77
-Theft

The incident happened in the same home authorities responded to in 2015 regarding a hostage situation. In that case, four people were arrested in what turned out to be a false alarm.

Mary Brown, an Eau Claire resident who lives nearby says she saw the 2015 incident unfold. “I just wish that the issue that was happening over there would just stop, because it makes everybody in the neighborhood feel uncomfortable because they never know when it's going to happen again,” says Brown.


EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) --Police are responding to an incident in the 3600 block of Jeffers Road in Eau Claire.

Calls came out around 1 p.m. Eau Claire Police say it was reported as a person with a gun. Multiple people have been taken into custody, and the scene is now secure.

Eau Claire Police say there is no known threat to the community at this time.

Jeffers Road is closed north of Truax while officers continue to gather details.

We have a crew on the scene, and will continue to keep you updated as soon as we learn more.



 
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