Man charged in hostage situation

Donld Heidbreder, 46, of Jefferson City

Donld Heidbreder, 46, of Jefferson City

Cole County prosecutors have filed five charges against the Jefferson City man who was taken into custody after a potential hostage situation in northwestern Jefferson City on Monday evening.


Donld Heidbreder, 46, of Jefferson City

Donald Heidbreder, 46, of 806 Eastern Air Drive, was charged with first-degree endangering the welfare of a child, resisting arrest, unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of third-degree domestic assault.

Heidbreder was being held Wednesday in the Cole County Jail on $150,000 bond.

According to a Jefferson City police probable cause statement, the incident started around 6 p.m. Monday.

Heidbreder reportedly was intoxicated and involved in multiple physical confrontations with family members.

When officers reached the home, Heidbreder was in a bedroom with the child and a gun.

Heidbreder eventually was taken into custody -- after being Tasered twice, running down the hallway in the home and having to be fought to be arrested.

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