KUNA -- Ada County Sheriff's Deputies barricaded several rural roads outside of Kuna during an afternoon standoff that ended with a Kuna man being booked into jail on charges of sexual battery of a minor.

According to Sheriff's Dept. Spokeperson Andrea Dearden, 57-year-old John Allen of Kuna was booked into jail on Thursday night at approximately 7:30 p.m. Allen was charged with felony sexually battery of a minor

Deputies say Allen refused to come out of his home on 6300 block of Kuna Road after officers attempted to take him into custody. They say the resulting standoff lasted nearly two hours, and required a crisis negotiator to coax Allen into giving himself up.

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