Johnson County Standoff Ends After Three Days



Two people are in custody after a three-day standoff in Johnson County.
 
79-year-old Charles and 74-year-old Clarence Averitt are charged with aggravated assault to a peace officer. They surrendered around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.
 
The two men barricaded themselves inside a home on Old Cypress Road near Vienna Saturday around 1 p.m. after one of the men reportedly threatened a police officer.
 
The two men are in Massac County Jail and police say more charges are pending.
 

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