TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Taylor A. Reynolds is in custody after an hours-long standoff at the Whispering Pines apartment complex located at 5851 SW Candletree Drive in southwest Topeka.
The 29-year-old has been charged with Aggravated Assault and Felony Interference with Law Enforcement, according to the Topeka Police Department.
Topeka police were called to the apartment complex around 1:03 p.m. Reynolds had used a knife to slash tires on multiple vehicles in the parking lot of the apartment complex.
Officers had also received information that Reynolds has threatened one of the tenants with a knife.
Lt. Manuel Munoz said the man went into one of the apartments in building 5851 and is refusing to come out or communicate with officers. He said the man set something on fire and officers extinguished it in the hallway of the building.
Reynold’s has been booked in the Shawnee County Department of Corrections.