Two people arrested after standoff at Madison County home


HARVEST, Ala. (WHNT) – Two people have been arrested after barricading themselves inside a home in Harvest, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office wrote on Twitter that deputies, as well as SWAT and the Street Crimes Unit, were at the scene at a house in Wandering Lane.

When authorities entered the house, they discovered that Mariah Cook was hiding in a closet with magazines of ammunition and weapons.

Deputies also found Jessie Johnson at home.

Officials said Cook and Johnson have active arrest warrants from multiple agencies.

News 19 crews at the scene said there was a heavy police presence in the area with officers dressed in tactical gear and holding weapons.

Two people arrested after standoff at Madison County home
Mariah Carole Cook (Madison County Sheriff’s Office)

Jail records show Cook was incarcerated in the Madison County Jail at 8:48 p.m. Wednesday night. She was charged with concealment of stolen property in the first degree. His bail was set at $5,000.

As of 9:40 p.m., there was no photo available for Johnson.




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