June Standoff Suspect Admits Guilt to Felony Crimes

On Monday December, 11th Christopher Eads changed his pleas to guilty to felony charges following an early June police pursuit and standoff.

Eads was involved in a high speed chase and late night standoff with police where reports show he shot at police and was eventually arrested following a five hour long standoff with Casper policemen.

Eads trial was set to begin on the 11th of December, yet he changed his plea minutes before.

As part of his plea deal, Eads pled guilty to six of the nine charges he faced including
1. Conspiracy to deliver heroin and methamphetamine.
2. Carrying a firearm while drug trafficking.
3. Possession of heroin and methamphetamine with intent to deliver.
4. Discharging a firearm while drug trafficking.
5. Carjacking.
6. Assault on a Federal Official.

Eads faces more than thirty years in prison as part of his plea deal and is to be sentenced in Casper on February 16th at 1:00 pm.