A Rome man is behind bars after a brief standoff with New York State Police following a physical domestic dispute call.

Early Sunday morning Troopers responded to the scene on Cornell Street in the Town of Verona. When State Police arrived they discovered the alleged suspect at the residence alone. Troopers attempted to question 33-year-old Andrew Howard of Rome, NY about the domestic dispute, but he refused to cooperate. Instead he told police he had a gun and threatened with it.

After a short time Troopers realized the rest of the family was able to leave the scene prior to their arrival. Following a very brief negotiation period, Howard agreed to surrender the weapon. Howard was taken into custody without incident. He was arraigned in the Town of Verona Court and remanded to the Oneida County Jail.

Andrew S. Howard was charged with Felony Reckless Endangerment in the 1st degree, Felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd degree, Misdemeanor Assault in the 3rd degree and Misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th degree.

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