Standoff ends with woman’s arrest

Woman wanted on suspicion of attempted murder in Johnson County spotted in Woodson County, leading to chase followed by standoff at Neosho Falls house that was set on fire.

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March 31, 2020 - 10:13 AM

Law enforcement vehicles line a street near a house in Neosho Falls, where a woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Johnson County. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

NEOSHO FALLS — A lengthy police chase and extended standoff ended with the arrest of a 38-year-old woman who apparently set fire to the house in which she was hiding.

Law enforcement officers arrested Tava Glover, 38, shortly after 2 p.m. Monday at the house on the west side of Neosho Falls.

The chase came after law enforcement in Woodson County were notified the woman was wanted for suspicion of attempted first degree murder in Johnson County.

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