Holton man faces multiple charges after hours-long armed standoff

HOLTON, Kan. (KSNT) — Patrick Wayne Miller, 31, of Holton faces multiple charges including attempted capital murder of a law enforcement officer.

The Holton Police Department responded to a domestic situation in the area of East 8th Street & Ohio Avenue on Dec. 4. Police say upon arrival, a woman who was armed with a handgun was taken into custody. Shortly after, Miller allegedly opened fire on officers and deputies with multiple rounds.

Miller is charged with three counts of attempted capital murder, attempted 1st degree murder, four counts of aggravated assault on law enforcement, aggravated assault, criminal discharge of a firearm, criminal threat, six counts of reckless endangerment and unlawful discharge of firearm in a city.

His bond is set at $1,000,000.

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