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Oakley residents arrested after 15-hour barricade in northwest Kansas

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Two Oakley residents barricaded themselves from law enforcement for 15 hours Friday, but they were eventually arrested without incident.

The Oakley Police Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol were called to a residence in Oakley at 2 a.m. Friday. The Oakley police special response team was called to the scene and two people were arrested without incident at 5 p.m.

According to a release from Logan County Attorney Margaret Mahoney, Beverly A. Ford, 51, of Oakley, was arrested on charges of kidnapping, interference with law enforcement, criminal threat and criminal restraint.

William Ford, 62, of Oakley, was also arrested on charges of felony interference with law enforcement.

Mahoney said the suspects were arrested without incident. Although the suspects were known to have weapons, no shots were fired during the incident.

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