UPDATE: Man identified in Parma standoff

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PARMA, MI (WILX) - Jackson County Sheriff's Office released the identity of the man who caused a four hour standoff at a truck stop in Parma just off of Interstate 94 in Jackson County on Sunday, Dec. 29.

Paul Burke, 51, was being pursued by deputies on an assaultive felony warrant.

Around 3:30 p.m., the Jackson County Special Response Unit located him at the truck stop and raided a recreational vehicle that he was hiding in.

Police say deputies tried to talk him out of his vehicle voluntarily, but he refused.

"Due to our prior interactions with him and his violent past, the Social Response Team was called out for their specialized trainings in these matters," the Jackson County Office of the Sheriff said in a statement to News 10.

The Jackson County Office of the Sheriff said Burke was arrested.

That standoff also put a restaurant on lockdown while deputies investigated.

"We are glad the disruption was limited and brief to the business and patrons and appreciate their patience and cooperation," the Jackson County Office of the Sheriff said in their statement.

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