A Roseburg man who confronted Douglas County sheriff’s deputies with a handgun when they knocked on his door Wednesday was taken into custody after a three-hour standoff, the sheriff’s office said. Deputies were attempting to evict Henry John Kuester, 64, from a house in the 2200 block of Southeast Booth Avenue around 1:50 p.m. Kuester was armed with a handgun and refused to obey commands, deputies said. Deputies took up defensive positions and called for the sheriff’s tactical response. Negotiators talked with Kuester for more than an hour, but he was unwilling to surrender, deputies said. The tactical team forced …
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