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Man ordered to write letters of apology for armed standoff


March 23, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — An armed man who threatened law enforcement officers during an eight-hour Lawrence standoff has been ordered to write letters of apology to three officers and undergo alcoholism treatment.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports that 49-year-old David Rainbolt faces two years in prison if he fails at probation. The sentencing Wednesday comes one month after he pleaded no contest to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and criminal threat.

The standoff started in October after police responded to a report of gunshots being fired at Rainbolt's home. Police say the shoote...

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