Man arrested in Kitsap house standoff faces more charges

KITSAP, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say a 37-year-old man was charged with multiple crimes after allegedly threatening to kill his parents and barricading himself in his mother’s home while deputies attempted to arrest him. The Kitsap Sun reported Monday that Michael Eby Barr was arrested on charges of felony harassment and arson, after Kitsap County sheriff’s deputies say he set a fire in the house during the three-hour standoff. Prosecutors say a hit-and-run charge was added after Barr struck a deputy car and proceed to drive home where the Friday standoff occurred. Barr is being held in the county jail on $225,000 bail.