BGPD Involved in Standoff With Domestic Violence Suspect

BG Police responded to a residence in the 800 block of Conneaut Ave on June 6th for a domestic violence complaint, which resulted in a warrant being issued for James Henley.¬† Acting on a tip, BGPD responded to the residence today to attempt to serve the warrant to Henley.¬†¬†The suspect¬†refused to exit the residence and initially would not allow¬†the three children at the residence to exit.¬† Henley eventually did allow the children to leave the residence, but refused to exit himself.¬† The Wood County Sheriff’s Department Special Response Team (SRT) was called in and made entry to the residence, placing Henley into custody after deploying chemical munitions.¬†¬†Henley was transported to Wood County Hospital for treatment of an unrelated medical condition and then taken to Wood County Justice Center.¬† BGPD was assisted at the scene by the Bowling Green Fire Department, BGSU Police Department, and the Wood County Sheriff’s Department.