Natchitoches Police arrest individual after brief standoff

The Natchitoches Police Department has arrested Christie Williams (B/F, 54 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) for Attempted Second Degree Murder, Domestic Abuse Battery, Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer and Resisting an Officer after a brief standoff Friday afternoon.

On June 25, 2021 around 12:58 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department were dispatched to the 1500 block of Stella Street in reference to a disturbance inside a residence. Upon officers arrival they made contact with Christie Williams who was holding a large knife in her hand that she was refusing to put down. While officers were trying to calm down Christie Williams she went back into her residence. When officers attempted to get Christie Williams to come back outside she charged them with the knife but they were able to restrain her and place her under arrest.

Christie Williams was placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center where she is awaiting bond.

If you would like to report suspicious activity please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have additional information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective Terry Johnson at (318) 357-3858. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.

John Greely
Public Information Officer
Natchitoches Police Department

Release Date: June 25, 2021


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3 thoughts on “Natchitoches Police arrest individual after brief standoff

  1. Sounds like the NPD did an excellent job of dealing with this situation. The perpetrator charged them with a knife but they were able to subdue her without firing a shot. That same scenario has resulted in countless police shootings across the nation. So for the sake of the perp, the police and our community as a whole — job well done, officers. You’ve saved everyone a bunch of grief.

    • The NPD should highly applauded Because it could have gone in another direction and once again, we will blame in the NPD
      Christy Williams was on oxygen on a daily for years , Who knows the oxygen could have caused her mental state ,that’s why we should have medical professionals all of the scene when episodes Like these happen so the victim will not be killed because of the impatience of the police
      Thanks be to God her life was spared

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