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UPDATE: Several MPD officers and K-9 injured in stand-off

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Courtesy: Dane Co. Jail/2012 photo Courtesy: Dane Co. Jail/2012 photo

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police officers were able to take 51-year-old Steven Boyle into custody around 3:30 Tuesday morning after a stand-off of more than 12 hours.

Boyle violently resisted arrest.  Several MPD officers, along with Boyle, were taken to local hospitals for treatment after being exposed to the suspect's blood.  MPD K-9 Gildon was also injured during the incident. 

Boyle was taken into custody for a felony parole violation; additional charges will be forthcoming.

Earlier Monday afternoon, officers were called to a home on Berwyn Drive, after the department had received credible information Boyle may be in possession of a gun and was threatening to kill neighbors and an officer.  Boyle does have an extensive criminal history and has fled from or resisted offers in the past.  Boyle's parole agent issued a felony parole hold, for which he was to be arrested. 

Negotiators attempted, extensively, to contact Boyle and convince him to peacefully surrender.  During this time, scene commanders were in touch with mental health experts and Wisconsin Department of Corrections officials looking for any information that would be helpful in diffusing the stand-off. 

Boyle refused to respond to communication efforts, though he was clearly aware of the police presence.

Officers, at one point, heard sounds of a chain saw coming from inside the house.

A decision to deploy a chemical agent into the house was made early Tuesday morning.  However, this also did not produce Boyle. 

Members of the MPD SWAT team then made entry into the residence.  Officers continued to encourage Boyle to surrender peacefully, also utilizing a robot and MPD K-9 to assist in searching the building. 

Boyle was found in the basement, throwing objects at officers.  He then barricaded himself in a basement room.  Officers gained access to the room and allowed MPD K-9 Gildon to enter.  In turn, Boyle attacked the dog by putting both of his hands forcefully around Gildon's neck.

A violent confrontation then ensued between officers and Boyle.  Multiple taser deployments were attempted during this altercation, with Boyle eventually being taken into custody.  K-9 Gildon sustained a cut to his nose during the confrontation.

Officers maintain their presence at the Berwyn Drive residence and will be conducting a more thorough search.

Boyle remains in custody on a parole violation.  He faces additional criminal charges.  

The MPD would like to thank those in the immediate neighborhood for their patience and understanding.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The man arrested after a 13 hour standoff has an extensive criminal history.

The Madison Police Department says Steven P. Boyle, 51, was taken into custody early Tuesday morning after refusing to come out of a home in the 400 block of Berwyn Drive. The situation began around 2:30 p.m. Monday. Boyle was finally arrested around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Online court records show Boyle has had contact with police in Dane County dating back to 1992. Most recently, he's pleaded no contest to misdemeanors of disorderly conduct and resisting an officer. He was also convicted in a 2011 felony child abuse case, according to court records. In that same case, Boyle pleaded no contest to making threats over the phone and resisting an officer.

Police haven't said yet how the standoff on Berwyn Drive ended. About ten shots were heard during a half an hour period overnight, about two hours before Boyle was taken into custody. Police haven't said if the shots came from officers or the suspect.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The name of the Madison standoff suspect has been released.

Police say 51-year-old Steven P. Boyle was arrested on a probation hold after a prolonged standoff early Tuesday morning.

The standoff lasted 13 hours at a home on the 400 block of Berwyn Drive.

Dane County officials haven't said how the standoff ended, but Boyle was taken from the scene in an ambulance. No word yet on how he is injured.

Madison police day other charges are pending, and an investigation is on-going.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The suspect in a lengthy Madison standoff is in custody, taken from the scene in an ambulance.  

It happened more than 14 hours after the man holed up inside a home on the 400-block of Berwyn road.

Dane County officials haven't said how the standoff ended, or how the 51-year-old is injured.  27 News is expecting an update from officers on scene shortly.

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Police say the Madison man has made threats against several people and kept heavily-armed officers on scene, in an otherwise, quiet neighborhood on Madison's west side throughout the night.

Madison Police spokesperson Joel DeSpain says officers arrived in the 400-block of Berwyn Drive at 2:30 p.m. Monday, and were unable to establish contact with a 51-year old man inside a home on the street.

DeSpain says family members informed authorities the man had made threats to hurt others.

Online court records show the man's history includes several felony and misdemeanor convictions. Records show in August 2012, the man's probation in connection to the unlawful use of a telephone, and resisting arrest was revoked, and he was sentenced to prison for nine months.

DeSpain says a woman friend of the man safely left the home about 4 p.m.

DeSpain describes the police deployment as a "partial SWAT" action, with on-duty officers with special weapons and tactics training being assigned to the continuing stand-off. A Dane County Sheriff's rescue vehicle, and a special Madison police vehicle are among other assets at the scene of the stand-off.

A neighbor who lives on Berwyn Drive and spoke to 27 News on the condition of anonymity says while the man has had past troubles, he's been regularly pleasant and civil in his interactions with the neighbor.

DeSpain says the man is believed to be alone in the home, but DeSpain says it is not known if he is armed.

For more on this developing story, visit wkow.com and watch 27 News.

  MADISON (WKOW) -- Authorities say a Madison man who has made threats against several people is the subject of a stand-off with heavily-armed officers in an otherwise, quiet neighborhood on Madison's west side.

Madison Police spokesperson Joel DeSpain says officers arrived in the 400-block of Berwyn Drive at 2:30 p.m. Monday, and have been unable to establish contact with a 51-year old man inside a home on the street.

DeSpain says family members informed authorities the man had made threats to hurt others.

Online court records show the man's history includes several felony and misdemeanor convictions. Records show in August 2012, the man's probation in connection to the unlawful use of a telephone, and resisting arrest was revoked, and he was sentenced to prison for nine months.

DeSpain says a woman friend of the man safely left the home about 4 p.m.

DeSpain describes the police deployment as a "partial SWAT" action, with on-duty officers with special weapons and tactics training being assigned to the continuing stand-off. A Dane County Sheriff's rescue vehicle, and a special Madison police vehicle are among other assets at the scene of the stand-off.

A neighbor who lives on Beery Drive and spoke to 27 News on the condition of anonymity says while the man has had past troubles, he's been regularly pleasant and civil in his interactions with the neighbor.

DeSpain says the man is believed to be alone in the home, but DeSpain says it is not known if he is armed.

For more on this developing story, visit wkow.com and watch 27 News.

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A SWAT team is on Berwyn Drive in Madison looking for a person of interest.

Police will not say who they are looking for and they are not sure the suspect is inside.

The person they are looking for could be armed and dangerous so they are blocking off parts of the area from traffic.

27 News' Tony Galli is on scene and will have the latest tonight on 27 News at 6.

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