Local Man Arrested after brief Standoff with Police

Jasper (NNDC):

John Hilgefort of Jasper man was arrested Saturday following a traffic stop. Hilgefort is charged with 2 counts of Resisting Law Enforcement, Criminal Recklessness, Reckless Driving, Disorderly Conduct, OWI and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.  He was also cited on multiple traffic infractions.

The incident occurred 3:30 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Division Road and Steward Road.  Police say the suspect hit a mailbox and committed multiple other infractions. Officers pulled Stopped his vehicle. After a brief standoff, police, took him into custody and charged with the offenses listed above.