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Insanity defense entered in wake of Jackson Township standoff

Insanity defense entered in wake of Jackson Township standoff

VALPARAISO | A 45-year-old man was insane during a lengthy standoff with police last week at his Jackson Township home and thus is not responsible for his actions or competent to stand trial, according to a motion filed Monday by his attorney.

August 19, 2013 4:06 pm
Man charged with attempted murder in wake of standoff

Man charged with attempted murder in wake of standoff

VALPARAISO | The Jackson Township man who shot at police during a nine-hour standoff Wednesday has been charged with attempted murder.

August 16, 2013 2:50 pm

With no loss of life, standoff considered a success

Wednesday’s police standoff with an armed man inside his Jackson Township home took nine hours to resolve, left several neighbors without electricity for four hours and left a gaping hole in the front of the man’s house.

August 15, 2013 6:00 pm
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