Felon in Jail after Standoff

The Barton County Attorney’s office confirmed to Hays Post this afternoon that charges against 38 year old Travis Beal will  probably be filed on Monday. The Attorney’s officeBeal was busy making decisions on what charges to file against the man from rural Ellinwood after he allegedly threatened people at a home in the 400 block of SE 58th Ave, with guns and a baseball bat.

Following a brief standoff with law enforcement authorities, Beal was taken into custody. He remain in the Barton County jail and is facing a variety of possible charges including Aggravated Assault of a Law Enforcement Officer and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.