Intoxicated, armed man arrested in Baraboo

BARABOO (WKOW) — A man was arrested early Sunday after officers responded to a report of an intoxicated and armed man in Baraboo, just before 1.

A woman called police to report her boyfriend, Jared R. Porter, was armed with a gun, intoxicated and was acting strangely.

She told police there were multiple children inside the home and Porter was talking about shooting police officers and that he would be going to jail.

The Baraboo Police Department, Dane County Emergency Response Team, Sauk County Emergency Response Team and Crisis Negotiations Team all went to the home on the 800 block of Walnut Street, to check on the woman and children.

According to the police, the woman and children were found safe.

Porter was arrested and taken to jail by Sauk County Emergency Response Team members.

He is facing charges of domestic disorderly conduct and criminal damage.

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