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Local News with Jeff Lane

(Richmond, IN)--A standoff involving a U.S. Marshal on Pearl Street in Richmond Wednesday afternoon ended with the arrest of five people.  A man later identified as 42-year-old Phillip Lee allegedly fled a traffic stop on Kinsey Street and ran into a garage on Pearl Street.  SWAT members and other law enforcement agencies arrived as Lee covered the windows with blankets.  Eventually, he tried to flee the garage, was Tased, and taken into custody.  Inside the house, police also arrested Crystal Garcia, Jordan Pentecost, and Vincent Thornburg of Richmond and Deanna Duncan of New Paris.  All were in jail Thursday morning.  There’s no word yet on why marshals were initially trying to apprehend Lee.

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