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Chicken-Fried News: Peaceful surrender




Last week, felon Daniel Guy Harris continued his pattern of poor decision-making.

Around high noon last Wednesday, he exchanged gunshots with a bailbondsman attempting to serve him with a felony warrant tied to complaints of being a felon in possession of a controlled dangerous substance and drug paraphernalia.

He then holed himself up in an auto body repair shop’s garage and embarked on a 16-hour standoff involving Oklahoma City and Yukon police and Canadian and Oklahoma county deputies before he “surrendered peacefully” just before 4 a.m. Wednesday, according to reported the peaceful surrender came after officers tried over 200 times to make contact with Harris.

The final three attempts — via CS gas (a riot control agent), OC spray (pepper spray) and jets of water from two firehoses — worked like a charm.

“I’ve never dreamed that this would have come out like this,” CJ Knight, owner of CJ’s Bail Bonds, told the television news station.

Harris had five years remaining on his parole after spending over a year in prison for a child abuse conviction, according to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

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