Findlay Man Arrested Following Stand-off with Findlay Police

Written by on February 11, 2020

A Findlay man was arrested following a brief standoff with Findlay police officers Monday afternoon.


According to a release, officers assisted Findlay Municipal Court officers in serving an eviction at 704 Dayton Avenue.


As contact was made, the resident barricaded himself in the attic of a detached garage and threatened to use a firearm to commit suicide.


The man, identified as 38 year old Travis J. Essinger, had an active warrant for his arrest.


After a short time of negotiations, Essinger surrendered and was transported to the Hancock County Justice Center.


No firearm was located, and no one was injured during the incident.

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