ASHLAND, Ore. — A standoff with police ends peacefully, but forced some drivers in Ashland to divert for several hours on Tuesday. It happened near the intersection of East Main and 6th streets.
Police say he was staying at a home illegally and when they arrived for a welfare check, he barricaded himself in the house.
Police believe the man has an extensive criminal history, but his name is not being released at this time. The suspect is being held for mental health evaluation.