After a late-night standoff in LaRue County, Kentucky State Police arrested a Taylor County resident with out incident Monday.
After a standoff with regulation enforcement which lasted greater than 5 hours, James A. Deslongchamps surrendered to KSP, police stated.
A bit after 7 p.m. Sunday, troopers with Put up 4 have been working an ongoing investigation which led them to a residence on Faculty Road within the Buffalo neighborhood. As a trooper tried to make contact with an individual contained in the residence, the suspect reportedly threatened the trooper’s life.
After the arrival of different troopers, together with different native companies, police made a number of requests for the person to return out unarmed. KSP’s Particular Response Staff additionally was referred to as to the LaRue County residence.
As a precaution, state police stated Ky. 61 was shut down for a number of hours in the course of the standoff.
Deslongchamps, 42, of Campbellsville, was charged with third-degree terroristic threatening, menacing and resisting arrest. He was lodged within the LaRue County Detention Heart.
Neither Deslongchamps nor any officer was injured in the course of the incident, a press release from KSP stated.
State police was assisted on scene by LaRue County Sheriff’s Workplace, Hodgenville Police Division and LaRue County EMS.