Springfield man arrested after brief standoff with police


A Springfield man was arrested and taken to the Clark County Jail on Sunday morning after police said he refused to obey orders to exit a residence following a domestic dispute while officers believed he was armed, according to a police report.

Tyren A. Thompson, 24, of 35 Englewood Road in Springfield, was arrested on charges of domestic violence, using weapons while intoxicated and obstructing officials business, according to a report from the Springfield Police Division.

The report said officers responded to a home on Englewood Road at 9:48 a.m. Sunday on a report of domestic violence and were told Thompson was carrying a rifle in the house. Officers set up a perimiter and ordered him out of the house. He eventually came to the door with his hands up but refused to come outside. Officers entered the home after he walked back into the house and arrested him.

A firearm found in the basement was collected as evidence.

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