UPDATE: North Mankato man appears before Judge after Friday night standoff

By |2018-08-13T15:52:38-05:00August 13th, 2018|

A North Mankato man made his initial appearance before a Nicollet County Judge on Monday afternoon following a standoff with Authorities on Friday night. According to court documents, 59-year old Scott Douglas Johnston is facing two Felony counts of 2nd Degree Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and one Felony count of Terroristic Threats.  Johnston is accused of pointing a gun at two females, ages 8 and 9, and yelling that he would shoot them if they didn't stop playing on his lawn. Around 7:54 p.m., North Mankato Police along with multiple law enforcement agencies secured a perimeter around the suspect's home [...]