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Standoff Suspect Taken Into Custody



A man from Golconda is in jail after a standoff with police last week.
 
39-year-old Brian Potts was arrested early Sunday morning at a home on Illinois 145, south of Harrisburg. Police searched the residence after they received a tip late Saturday and found Potts inside with a loaded handgun.
 
He ran police after a standoff at a trailer in Equality, started by a call to the police about a domestic dispute between Potts and his girlfriend Thursday afternoon.

He was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a firearm by a felon and for outstanding warrant. More charges could be filed.

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