UPDATE: Man charged after standoff situation in Moline

UPDATE: A man has been arrested and charged after a standoff in Moline on June 23.

Rock Island County Sheriff, Gerry Bustos, says Steven Ashby Jr., 33 from Rock Island,  appeared in court today. He's facing several counts of Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon.

Moline police were trying to execute a warrant for possible drugs and weapons inside the home. Police also had information that bomb-making materials were inside.

Inside the home, police found meth and two guns, including a sawed-off shotgun. No bomb-making materials were discovered.

A second man was also arrested, but he is only facing a misdemeanor Resisting Arrest charge.


EARLIER: A Rock Island County Sheriff's Deputy says one man was arrested after Saturday night's apparent standoff situation on 19th Avenue in Moline.

The deputy says the man tried sneaking out of a back window into a bush, but police were able to find him.

He was wanted on a drug and dangerous weapons warrant.

Police say additional charges could happen in the future related to this case.

EARLIER: MOLINE-- Police have a house surrounded at 2335 19th Avenue in Moline.

An armored car, K-9 units, police with guns drawn while police issue commands over a loud speaker.

Police are saying they have a warrant for someone's arrest, and they need to come out of the house.

Our News 8 crew on scene says police busted open the front door and sent in a K-9 with other technology.

The standoff started around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday June 23, 2018 and is still going on as of 9:44 p.m.

We still don't know what the warrant is for or who police are trying to arrest.

This is a developing story, and we will bring you more details as they become available.