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Ozark Police Standoff Ends Peacefully

A four hour stand-off in Ozark ended peacefully on Saturday.

Chris Ford walked out of his house on Norhtwood Drive and surrendered to Authorites Saturday afternoon.

Police say the standoff stemmed from a domestic violence incident that occurred on Friday night.

Ford had been arrested earlier that day as a result of the incident, made bond, and returned to his residence.

Police then received a call from a relative saying that Ford had a weapon and refused to let his wife leave the house.

When police arrived the wife was outside and indicated ford had shoved her.

Ford surrendered to police around 5:30 p.m.

He was then arrested on a second domestic violence charge.


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