SWAT Team Apprehends Shady Cove Domestic Violence Suspect

Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon (ECSO) dispatch received a call at 8:25 this morning for a victim menaced with a firearm during a domestic disturbance.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) patrol deputies responded to the 100 block of Birch St. in Shady Cove and the suspect barricaded himself alone in the residence.

JCSO SWAT Team, K9 units, and the Crisis Negotiators Team responded.

The suspect was uncooperative, telling deputies he wouldn’t be taken alive, and refusing to exit the residence.

At 10:55 a.m. the SWAT Team deployed a noise flash diversionary device (flashbang) and the suspect surrendered without incident.

The suspect, Bart Anthony Tardif, 62, of Shady Cove, is booked in the Jackson County Jail and charged with Menacing DV, Assault 4 DV, Harassment, and Felon in possession of a firearm. Bail is set at $22,500.

Courtesy of JCSO

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