Police arrest suspect who allegedly pulled a gun on Walmart employees

Posted at 7:58 AM, Jul 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-31 13:46:26-04

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah - Police have arrested a man who they said brandished a weapon at store employees and was considered armed and dangerous.South Jordan Walmart suspect mugshot

Sam Winkler of the South Jordan Police Department said 37-year-old Dennis Monard was arrested Wednesday evening in West Valley City.

Officials said earlier in the week Monard is accused of pulling a gun on Walmart employees.

Authorities said they were called to the South Jordan Walmart near 113th S. and Jordan Gateway at about 8 p.m. Monday night.

Police said store security tried to stop a man they thought might have been shoplifting.Suspect with gun drawn

Officials said he pulled out a gun when security approached him.

He then got into a truck and drove away.

Officers said they found the truck about a mile away in a neighborhood but the suspect was not there.

Police said witnesses in the neighborhood told them the suspect may have stolen a bike.

They said he rode down the Jordan River Parkway Trail.