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Ithaca Man Arrested After Two-Hour Standoff With Police

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An Ithaca man was arrested yesterday (April 11) after a two-hour standoff with members of the Ithaca Police Department and Ithaca SWAT and CINT teams.

IPD officers responded to an apartment complex on West Village Place just before 1 p.m. on reports of a subject with a handgun. That subject was later identified as 23-year-old Jalin Boutwell.

When Police arrived, Boutwell refused to speak to them or come out of his apartment. Officers then established a perimeter and waited him out until about 3 p.m., when Boutwell finally exited his apartment under police direction and surrendered without further incident.

Thankfully, nobody was hurt in the incident.

Boutwell has been charged with a felony count of Criminal Possession of a Firearm.

He was arraigned in Ithaca City Court and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.

Police are not releasing his mugshot.

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