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Man arrested after standoff with Janesville PD

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Frederick J. Guist, 31 Frederick J. Guist, 31

JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- A 31-year-old man was taken into custody after a 20-minute standoff with police.

According to Janesville Police Department, Frederick J. Guist was arrested 20 minutes after police arrived at Ruger Avenue for a disturbance around 7:40 a.m. Saturday morning.  Police say Guist threatened to arm himself with a firearm.

Officers evacuated other residents.  Police took Guist into custody around 8 a.m.  He was charged with battery and disorderly conduct while armed.

No injuries were reported.

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