Standoff in Beacon Falls comes to an end

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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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