Montana man wanted for attempted murder and kidnapping caught in Cottonwood
A wanted Montana man was captured in Cottonwood Thursday. Detective Sgt. Tod Moore says they, PANT and US Marshals located and arrested 39-year old Chad Williams. Williams is wanted for attempted murder and kidnapping his wife and has a $1-million dollar warrant for his arrest. According to authorities in Montana, Williams was previously in a standoff with a SWAT Team in Missoula, Montana in June 2016 and had made threats he was not going to prison and would commit suicide by cop instead. Cottonwood Police had been alerted Williams may be in the area in an older model Motorhome with expired California plates. A Cottonwood Police Detective located a vehicle matching the description given by the US Marshal’s Office on Thursday morning parked near the Catholic Church on Bill Gray Road. Moore says Williams and his wife were located at an area convenience store and Williams was taken into custody without incident. Williams’ wife contacted family and is headed home; Williams will be extradited back to Montana.