Rockville man arrested after police say he pointed a rifle at officers

A Parke County man was arrested early Tuesday morning after a short standoff with police.

Posted: Jul 2, 2019 12:14 PM
Updated: Jul 5, 2019 9:33 AM

ROCKVILLE, Ind. (WTHI) - A Parke County man was arrested early Tuesday morning after a short standoff with police.

43-year-old Charles Lindquist of Rockville is accused of being at the center of the standoff.

Police say they were called to the Goff Road area just before 3:00 a.m.

That is just north of Fisher Road in rural Rockville.

The initial call was for a suspicious vehicle, but when police arrived, they reported hearing gunshots.

Police said Lindquist approached them with a rifle pointed in their direction.

Police were able to arrest him after a short standoff.

He faces several charges, including intimidation with a deadly weapon at law enforcement.

He is in the Parke County Jail with no bond.

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