Jefferson City man arrested after confrontation with police

A Jefferson City man is in jail after allegedly threatening family and officers with a gun.

Police said Wednesday Nicholas Bliesath is charged with several felonies after the incident Tuesday. Investigators say Bliesath called 9-1-1 demanding that officers come to his home. He met them outside his home and showed a handgun. Officers used a taser to arrest him.

Authorities say Bliesath was under the influence of drugs and alcohol, and was concerning family members at his home with his behavior.

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