Janesville Man Arrested Following Standoff

A Janesville man is arrested after a brief standoff with police.

According to a news release, Janesville Police were dispatched to a residence on the 2400 block of Ruger Avenue just after 7:30 on Saturday morning on the report of a disturbance, and a male subject threatening to harm himself.

Officers set up a perimeter, and evacuated the other residents of the home before establishing verbal contact with the suspect, who had retreated into a run where firearms are stored.

At 8:00 a.m. officers were able to arrest 31-year-old Frederick J. Guist of Janesville on suspicion of battery, and disorderly conduct while armed.