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Two arrested after Evansville standoff

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Travis Frizzell, 26. (Source: Vanderburgh County Jail.) Travis Frizzell, 26. (Source: Vanderburgh County Jail.)
Matthew Peavler, 26. (Source: Vandeburgh County Jail.) Matthew Peavler, 26. (Source: Vandeburgh County Jail.)

Two men were arrested after a police standoff at an Evansville apartment Wednesday afternoon.

It happened in the 3400 block of Spring Valley Drive. Authorities say Travis Frizzell and Matthew Peavler were both inside the apartment.  

Officials say U.S. Marshals were serving a felony arrest warrant on Frizzell, who is a military veteran.

Authorities say they believed Frizzell had an AK-47, and when Frizzell refused to answer the door, U.S. Marshals called in SWAT, Evansville police, and the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office. 

this was the scene earlier on spring valley road.   Frizzell surrendered and was taken into custody. Matthew Peavler was also arrested. He was served a felony arrest warrant as well.

"One of the felony warrants that he had was for resisting law enforcement and the other was possession of a scheduled substance and a weapons possession," said EPD Sgt. Jason Cullum.

Officials say no weapons were found inside the apartment.

The area around Spring Valley Road was blocked for about an hour.

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