Police respond to standoff
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BOONVILLE, N.Y. -- An Oneida County man is arrested following a two-hour standoff. It happened on East Schuyler Street in Boonville around 7:15 p.m. on Friday.
Boonville Police said James Gydesen, 51, barricaded himself in a shed armed with a gun. Gydesen told police he was armed with a rifle and refused to obey police orders, but eventually surrendered peacefully.
Oneida County Sheriff's Deputies, State Police, and hostage negotiators all assisted Boonville Police in the incident.