Press Release

Platte County Sheriff's Office
Mark S. Owen, Sheriff
415 3rd Street Suite 10
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-2424 (business)
816-858-3053 (fax)

Subject: Platte County Stand Off
Date: 2018-02-22
Author: Major Holland
Public Information Officer
Reference Number: 18-002

The Platte County Sheriff’s Office responded to call of a man firing a handgun at a neighbor’s vehicle in the 13000 block of NW Mohawk Road at 9:47 pm on February 21, 2018. Platte County deputies located the individual, Lucas Huggins, a 27 year old white male from unincorporated Platte County, locked in a vehicle at his residence. Members of the Platte County SWAT Team and the Platte County Crisis Negotiations Team responded to the scene and Mr. Huggins was taken into custody at 1:46 am. No one was injured during the incident. Mr. Huggins is currently being held at the Platte County Detention Center pending charges related to the incident.

A mugshot of Mr. Huggins is not available at this time and will be forwarded in a follow-up release once one is available.