Suspect in custody after 8 ½ hour standoff

Ascension Crime Briefs
Matthew Morris, 27, was taken into custody after an 8 ½ hour standoff with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

PRAIRIEVILLE - Matthew Morris, 27, was taken into custody after an 8 ½ hour standoff with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

APSO’s Crisis Response Team, along with the U.S. Marshals, spent nearly nine hours in a standoff on Wednesday night, into Thursday morning, with Morris in a residence off Liz Road in Prairieville.