A Spencer, Iowa man is in custody facing charges after a standoff with police in that city Sunday night.
Spencer Police were sent to a 4th Ave SE residence around 11pm for a domestic disturbance involving a man with a gun.
When officers arrived, they determined that the suspect, 21-year-old Dawson Walker, had threatened the occupants of the home with a gun and was keeping them locked inside.
Officers made entry into the home and evacuated the occupants safely along with removing the firearm.
Police say Walker then armed himself with a butcher knife and a standoff ensued until 12:25 a.m. Monday when Walker surrendered.
Walker is charged with felon in possession of a firearm, domestic abuse assault while displaying a dangerous weapon, operation without owner’s consent, false imprisonment, and interference with official acts.
He was booked into the Clay County Jail.