Breaking story in Whitemarsh involving a police officer having to wrestle a loaded gun from suspect

NBC10’s Deanna Durante tweeted this morning about a breaking story in Whitemarsh that involved a police officer having to wrestle a loaded gun away from a suspect.

According to the court documents, Reynoldo A. Figueroa-Ardon was arrested on March 10th by the Whitemarsh Township Police Department and is charged with “Criminal Attempt – Murder of A Law Enforcement
Officer of the First Degree” and several other crimes.

He had a hearing before Magisterial District Judge Gregory Scott and bail was set at $3.5 million. He has been unable to make bail and is being held at is currently being held at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility. His next hearing is set for March 24th before Magisterial District Judge Deborah Lukens.

More to come.

UPDATE from NBC10’s Deanna Durante:

#BreakingNews Police officer in Whitemarsh Township escapes being shot by suspect after gun malfunction. Here is what…

Posted by Deanna Durante on Thursday, March 11, 2021