Man armed with knife leads police to the top of a two story apartment building in Jefferson Co., Ill.

Man arrested following 3 hour standoff

WOODLAWN, Ill. (KFVS) - Sheriff’s Deputies in Jefferson County, Illinos took an armed man into custody after a three hour standoff Saturday night, September 8 in Woodlawn, Illinois.

It happened at an apartment complex at East and Green Street where deputies were serving the man with a Clinton County arrest warrant.

Daniel Tietsort, 36, of Woodlawn, Ill. was seen climbing on the roof of the two story apartment armed with a knife.

Daniel Tietsort of Woodlawn (Source: Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office)
Daniel Tietsort of Woodlawn (Source: Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office)

The man eventually surrendered peacefully.

The man was taken to an area hospital. Upon his discharge he was taken to the Jefferson County Justice Center on the Clinton County FTA/Meth warrant (bond $10,000) and local charges of obstructing a peace officer.

The man surrendered peacefully (Source: Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office)
The man surrendered peacefully (Source: Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office)

Equipment from the Mount Vernon Fire Department assisted in safely getting Tietsort and arresting officers to the ground.

The man was armed with a knife on top of the apartment building (Source: Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office)
The man was armed with a knife on top of the apartment building (Source: Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office)

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