Roy 12 23MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/23/17) — A 26-year-old Madisonville man was taken to jail after a standoff with police overnight.

Madisonville Police Department reported receiving a call about a disturbance on Abbott Lane at 9:45 p.m. involving a man making threats upstairs at the home and possibly had a knife.

Officers later identified him as Lawrence Roy, who was listed as having an active warrant on failure to appear, according to the report. “Roy refused to comply with officers’ orders and barricaded himself in an upstairs bedroom.”

After an hour, police reported using a chemical agent that led to his surrender. No one was injured.

Roy was being held in Hopkins County Jail without bond this morning. He faces an additional charge of resisting arrest.

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