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A Putnam County Sheriff's Office truck sits outside the building on Main Street in McNabb following a seven hour standoff. 

HENNEPIN — A McNabb man is in custody after an approximate seven-hour incident with authorities. 

Billy J. Marcano, 31, of 410 S. Main St., McNabb taken into custody after he exited his apartment around 9 p.m. tonight and surrendered to police, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office received a call from a business on Main Street in McNabb at 1:47 p.m. today about a male who had broken through a locked door and entered the building with a machete.

MCNABB — Children played. Adults talked amongst themselves. In general, everyone stayed close in McNabb’s fire station as they waited for the …

The sheriff’s office responded with two officers and requested additional manpower from local law enforcement agencies to contain the subject. Units from Spring Valley police, La Salle County Sheriff’s Office, Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois Valley Special Response Team, Illinois State Police District 17 and Illinois State Police Crisis Negotiation Team responded.

Marcano’s being held on a Putnam County warrant for burglary at this time with more charges possible in the future after reports are reviewed by the Putnam County State’s Attorney’s Office, the sheriff’s office said.

McNabb, Magnolia and Hennepin fire departments and PC ESDA assisted in blocking off entrances to the village, the release says.  

Marcano had been airing grievances against the Putnam County Sheriff's Office over social media recently. He posted the following video to his YouTube channel.

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