Bismarck man charged in April six-hour standoff pleaded not guilty in court

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The Bismarck man charged after a six-hour standoff with law enforcement on April 13 pleaded not guilty in court Monday.

Twenty-year-old Tjaden Smith is accused of fleeing from police in Mandan after they were investigating a domestic aggravated assault and terrorizing case. He led multiple agencies on a slow-speed chase in and out of Bismarck before barricading himself inside a home near Lexington Drive.

Smith is charged with aggravated assault, terrorizing and simple assault, domestic violence.

He’s being held at the Burleigh Morton Detention Center on a $100,000 bond.