Walla Walla Fight Leads to Arrests

WALLA WALLA POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE -- Patrol Officers responded Saturday afternoon to a fight call involving subjects armed with a gun and knife at 260 E. Birch. The call came in at 1:55 p.m.

As officers arrived, they observed a subject pointing a handgun toward a group of people in the driveway. The subject, later identified as Monty R. Duke, 43, and a resident of this address, was taken into custody following deployment of a Taser.

Also arrested at the scene was Dylan C. Arland, 19, 608 Electric Avenue, after he armed himself with a knife when initially confronted by Duke to leave the property.

No shots were fired and no injuries were reported on either side of the confrontation, which also involved members of Arland’s family.

Duke was lodged at the county jail for 2 counts of Assault 1st Degree and 1 count of Felony Harassment. Arland was lodged for Disorderly Conduct and Unlawful Display of a Weapon