Sparks resident arrested after threatening family members with gun

Xanthea Elsbree, arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Sparks Police Department)
Xanthea Elsbree, arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Sparks Police Department)
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Updated: 3/03 4:32 pm

SPARKS, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- One woman is in custody after allegedly threatening a family member with a gun.

According to the Sparks Police Department, officers were called to the 2000-block of Figoni Ranch Road on a report of a suicidal subject with a firearm on Sunday at 1 p.m. Upon arriving, officers learned that Xanthea Elsbree, 64, had pointed a firearm at one of her family members, who was able to flee the home.

After trying to negotiate with Elsbree for 90 minutes, Elsbree surrendered and was taken into custody. Officers obtained a search warrant for Elsbree's residence and recovered the firearm.

Elsbree was booked on Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Obstructing with the Use of a Firearm. She is being held on $30,000 bail.

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