NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - A Nacogdoches County district judge has sentenced a California man who engaged in a standoff with Nacogdoches police to 15 years in prison on a gun charge.
Judge Ed Klein handed down the sentence for Lamar Dwayne Allen, 50, in a hearing Thursday. The sentence comes after a jury found Allen guilty after a May trial of unlawful possession of a firearm. The same jury found him not guilty of aggravated assault of a public servant.
Allen was arrested after a June 2016 standoff when police tried to arrest him on a violation of parole warrant out of California. Allen went into a home on Ritchie Street and refused to come out.
Police testified in trial that Allen pointed a gun at them, but controversy over what kind of gun he was using and what was collected at the scene caused the jury to deliver the not guilty verdict.