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Archive for Thursday, November 15, 2007

Man faces arson charge after standoff

November 15, 2007

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The man in custody after barricading himself at his home south of Lawrence for 10 hours Friday was taken to the Douglas County Jail about 5:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Darrel Maley, 57, was arrested on an arson charge. His bond is set at $150,000.

Local law enforcement surrounded Maley's home at 688 E. 1375 Road about 1 p.m. Friday after receiving a call about a distraught person at the property.

Police negotiated with Maley for 10 hours. His home and an outbuilding eventually went up in flames. About 11 p.m. he was taken into custody and hospitalized for an assessment.

No one was injured in the fire. No details were available Wednesday about a court date.

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costello 6 years, 10 months ago

I copied this from another thread for anyone who would like to help the Maley family:

btowngirl (Anonymous) says:

If you want to make donations I seen flyers today you can donate at Kansas State Bank in Baldwin or you can also mail them to: Kansas State Bank, P.O. Box 720, Baldwin City, KS 66006. Make checks payable to: Maley Family Fire Fund.

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