Owensboro man facing multiple charges after hours-long police standoff

Owensboro man facing multiple charges after hours-long police standoff

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - A man who authorities say barricaded himself inside his home during an hours-long standoff with police has been taken into custody.

The Owensboro Police Department were reported about a domestic disturbance in the 700 block of Rudy Alley.

According to Owensboro Police Officer Andrew Boggess, officers responded to the incident around 6:21 p.m.

When authorities arrived on the scene, officers found a woman outside of the residence. Police say she told officers that 34-year-old Aaron Lanham pointed a handgun at her during an argument and threatened to kill her.

Authorities say Lanham barricaded himself inside the residence and refused to come outside to communicate with the officers. The suspect eventually surrendered and was taken into custody around 9:51 p.m.

Lanham is currently facing a list of charges, including wanton endangerment, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, unlawful imprisonment, domestic violence, possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He’s currently being lodged at the Daviess County Detention Center.

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