JASPER CO., Ill. (WTHI) - An Illinois man arrested after a weekend stand-off now faces a series of felony and misdemeanor criminal charges, according to authorities.
Newton, Ill. police first responded to calls that Ryan Schoop, 32, had threatened two people in their home and that Schoop had fled the scene. Authorities said they then went to Schoop's home on Goble Street, where they found Schoop barricaded inside.
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Authorities have not said how long the stand-off lasted or whether any shots were fired.
The Jasper County State's Attorney's office reports they have charged Schoop with two class-4 felony counts of Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, two misdemeanor charges of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and one count of Obstruction of Justice.
Schoop has been appointed a public defender and is due back in court Thursday, officials said.
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