Standoff in Beacon Falls comes to an end

Police take Jason Litke, 32, third from the right, into custody shortly before 10 a.m. on Church Street in Beacon Falls.

BEACON FALLS — A standoff at a home on Church Street ended peacefully Monday morning after a man police thought was holed up with a shotgun turned out to be passed out drunk.

The man, awakened by a state police robot, threw the robot out the door then was shot by a trooper’s beanbag gun and taken into custody.

The man was taken into custody and placed in an ambulance.

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