UPDATE: The suspect has been identified as 44-year-old Daniel Roberts, who had a warrant for his arrest for not showing up to court, according to Randolph County Sheriff Kevin Bell.

Roberts was previously charged with battery for swinging a machete at a deputy in October 2021.

He is currently being held in the Crittenden County jail.


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — West Memphis officials say a suspect has been arrested after a standoff at a West Memphis motel.

West Memphis officials say a suspect wanted out of Memphis was barricaded at the Econo Lodge on South Service Road.

U.S. Marshals and officers with West Memphis SWAT responded to the scene. The suspect was taken into custody at around 1:06 p.m.

At this time, there is no word on what the suspect is wanted for.

This is a developing story.