A Unity man is in the Marathon County jail after an early Saturday morning standoff with deputies.
Deputies were sent to the scene around 4:15 in the morning after the man barricaded himself into a second story bedroom with two juvenile girls and refused to come out. Deputies arrived and performed a forced entry into the bedroom to arrest the man without injury to himself or the girls.
The man admitted to deputies he was under the influence of methamphetamine and said he thought people were coming to do him harm.
The suspect is now being held on a probation hold and on preliminary charges of false imprisonment, recklessly endangering safety, misdemeanor disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property, and false use of 911.
The man’s identity and formal charges will be released at an initial appearance on Monday.