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Former police officer held in jail after standoff

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MONTGOMERY CO., GA (WTOC) -

A former police officer and sheriff's deputy faces charges after a standoff over the weekend.

Tony Phillips is charged with false imprisonment, felony obstruction and aggravated assault after refusing to come outside. Deputies went there for a domestic dispute, but knew Phillips could be heavily armed.

Finally, a SWAT team went in and arrested him. Phillips is being held at the Treutlen County jail.

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