FDL Standoff Suspect Charged

A 25-year-old Milwaukee man has been charged for a standoff incident at an apartment complex on North Peters Avenue in Fond du Lac. Bond was set at $5,000 cash when Jerome McGee made his initial appearance in Fond du Lac County Court Tuesday morning. McGee allegedly held a woman and her four children hostage during the 5 hour standoff last Wednesday morning. McGee was arrested without incident and no one was injured. There was a threat of a gun, but none was found during an initial search. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for February 10th. McGee is charged with false imprisonment, strangulation or suffocation, battery, and disorderly conduct with domestic abuse enhancers.