Fort Riley Soldier Jailed After Police Standoff

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JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (WIBW) -- A Fort Riley soldier faces multiple charges following a long standoff with officers from several law enforcement agencies over the weekend, according to the Junction City Police Dept. (JCPD)

Kevin S. Guiler was charged with Criminal Threat, Aggravated Assault, Interference with Law Enforcement, and three counts of misdemeanor battery. He is being held without bond at the Geary County Detention Center.

When officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home in the 2600 block of Deerfield Blvd. shortly after 6:00 p.m. on Saturday when they found Guiler was holed up inside the home with a gun and threatening to hurt himself, a JCPD spokesperson said.

After negotiating with him for approximately five-and-a-half hours, Guiler came out and was detained after a brief struggle. No one was hurt during the standoff.

Geary County Sheriff’s Department, Grandview Plaza Police Department, Kansas Highway Patrol, and the Junction City Fire Department all assisted JCPD during the standoff.

Posted by: Nick Viviani