Ambler remains in jail, one week after standoff

DIXON — A former La Salle County deputy remains in jail one week after he led police on a manhunt and a standoff in Earlville. Lee County court officials say Lowell Maxwell Ambler remains in the county jail, with his next court appearance coming on November 13th on charges of aggravated kidnapping, home invasion, and violations of an order of protection. In Will County, Ambler has charges of armed robbery, aggravated robbery, and possession of a stolen vehicle, however no court appearances have been scheduled there. Ambler does have a $5 million warrant in Will County.