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TPD: Man in custody after north Tulsa standoff

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Posted at 2:47 PM, Sep 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-06 21:56:13-04

TULSA -- A man who police said barricaded himself inside a home in north Tulsa on Wednesday was taken into custody. 

The situation was in the 1000 block of North Irvington. The man arrested was identified as Loomis King. police said. He was wanted for assault on an officer and not registering as a sex offender, police said. 

Officials said Tulsa police officers and U.S. Marshals went to serve a warrant, but the man who lives there barricaded himself in an attic for more than two hours.

Officials used pepper balls to get the man out of the home.

King was arrested and booked into Tulsa County Jail on Wednesday evening on multiple drug charges, resisting arrest, assault and battery on a police officer, failure to register as a sex offender, endangering others while attempting to elude police, driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, and failure to carry insurance form.

He was being held on a total bond of $41,550.

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