Second Armed Standoff In 7 Months Results In Arrest In Appleton

The second armed standoff in seven months with an Appleton man has been defused by the Swift County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team. 37 year old William Synowczynski was taken into custody yesterday morning in western Minnesota town after the SWAT team used a skid loader to rip into a fish house where he had barricaded himself with a firearm. Synowczynski had threatened the lives of family members, and he also threatened the officers . Charges are pending.