Stephen Montgomery arrested after alleged armed standoff on Dewey Avenue in Totowa

Police say Stephen Montgomery was holding his girlfriend and daughter hostage.

Police say Stephen Montgomery was holding his girlfriend and daughter hostage. (5/26/13)

TOTOWA - A man is under arrest after an alleged armed standoff yesterday in Totowa.

Police say they responded to a home on Dewey Avenue after getting calls about a domestic dispute. They allegedly found Stephen Montgomery armed with a shotgun and forcing his girlfriend and their 5-year-old daughter to stay inside the house with him.

The SWAT team was also called in to assist with what became a hostage situation and neighbors were evacuated from their homes.

Montgomery was arrested and now faces several charges.
 

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