Council Bluffs Police took a man into custody Friday night and they say they seized a number of weapons in the process.
It began with a report of a suicidal man and investigators say they knew he would be armed.
Officers shut down a long stretch of road at North Broadway and Old Lincoln Highway between Spencer and Midland.
They established a perimiter and were eventally able to take the person into custody.
Several rifles, shotguns and handguns were seized.