Man arrested following standoff in Mountain Lake 17 Feb 18

A domestic situation near Alexandria ended in a standoff in Mountain Lake on Thursday. Cottonwood County officials say 33-year-old Timothy Allen Lovrien committed domestic assault in Douglas County and then fled before authorities arrived. The Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office was alerted that Lovrien may be heading to Mountain Lake and that he made threats to harm law enforcement and himself. The High Risk Entry and Arrest Team was called to the scene around 1:15 p.m. Thursday afternoon and Lovrien was taken into custody without incident. Lovrien was booked into the Cottonwood County Jail where he is waiting to be transported back to Douglas County. No charges are being requested in Cottonwood County.