Jefferson Man Arrested After Police Standoff

A Jefferson City man is in the Cole County Jail after a standoff with police yesterday (Thursday) morning.

According to the Cole County Sheriff’s Department it happened at the 5000 block of Woodhaven Drive when a victim said that she was assaulted and the man had barricaded himself in the basement of the home with several weapons.

Police say negotiators were eventually able to talk the suspect Kent Marsh out of house, and he was arrested without further incident.

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