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Roy man arrested after SWAT situation, assaulting an officer

Posted at 8:52 AM, Apr 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-09 19:12:41-04

ROY, Utah – A Roy man is in custody after a SWAT situation at a home near 2578 W. 5800 S. Monday morning.

Detective Josh Williams with the Roy Police Department stated that James Williams was booked into Weber County Jail following the incident.

Williams was booked on several charges, including assault against a police officer, threat of violence, carry a dangerous weapon under the influence of alcohol/drugs, and possession or use of a controlled substance.

Williams’ family said he was armed and authorities called in the SWAT team.

He is accused of punching a Roy Police officer before he was taken into custody.