DENAIR (CBS13) – The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office has released new video footage of a man having a mental health emergency and intentionally crashing his truck into a command post.
Deputies were responding to a call of a suicidal man in Denair.READ MORE: Sudden Death Of 10-Year-Old Boy Who Had COVID-19 Leaves Elk Grove Family With Questions
They say 39-year-old Javier Cueto-Aldaz appeared to be armed with a rifle and knife. They tell us they tried to de-escalate and negotiate a peaceful resolution but Aldaz did not surrender and left his home, driving a pickup truck at speeds of over 100 miles-per-hour into the command post.READ MORE: Folsom Fire Department Ask The City To Declare Local Emergency
Deputies say they were able to run to safety in a nearby orchard. None of them were hurt.MORE NEWS: Woodland Bar Shuts Down After Maskless, Unvaccinated Customers Infect Staff With COVID-19
The national suicide prevention hotline runs 24 hours a day. It can be reached at 1-800-273-8255.