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Nixa man in custody after police standoff

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Nixa, Mo. -- (2/16/2018) A Nixa man was taken into custody Friday following a standoff.

Skylar Newell barricaded himself inside a residence after reportedly stealing prescription pills. Police were able to arrest him without incident after obtaining a search warrant.

Newell’s sister told FOX 5 she called the police after he allegedly stole prescription pills that were her sister-in-law's and said he wouldn’t give them back.

Newell also had a warrant out for his arrest for a parole violation.

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