Stolen Car Leads to Standoff in Monett

Three people have been arrested in Monett after police were called to a report of a stolen car.

Police tracked the car to a home in Monett at 11 a.m. and found weapons inside the car. This caused a standoff with authorities due to a chance of their being weapons inside the home as well.

Police executed a search warrant at 2:15 p.m. that led to the arrests. The arrest included a 24-year-old woman, an 18-year-old woman and a juvenile.

Upon further searches, police recovered other weapons and guns as well. One of the suspects is believed to be involved in other car thefts in the area in the last 48 hours as well, according to police.

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