Police Standoff at Jefferson City Apartment

A man in Jefferson City is in police custody after barricading himself inside his apartment after a domestic assault.

According to Jefferson City Police it happened last (Thursday) night at 1100 Monroe Street.

Police say they evacuated a victim from the basement, and when they went to make contact with 39 year old John Loaiza, he confronted officers with a knife and baseball bat.

The SWAT and Crisis Negotiation teams were called to the apartment around 10 and were able to arrest Loaiza about 2 hours later.

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