Armed Man Arrested After Standoff

An armed drug suspect was taken into custody after a brief standoff in Rock Springs earlier this week. Member of the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group were executing a high-risk search warrant Tuesday night, when they encountered 18-year-old Paul David May, who was armed with a 9mm handgun. May ultimately relinquished the weapon, which was determined to be stolen, and was taken into custody. Officers also arrested 20-year-old Michael Caron for felony grade possession of methamphetamine. No one was injured during the arrests. Additional information on the incident is unavailable at this time. Pictured above, Paul May, below, Michael Caron. Photos courtesy of the Sweetwater County Detention Center, click to enlarge.


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