Just after 10 p.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022 patrol officers responded to a threats complaint in the 1200 Block of First Street East. Upon arrival, the suspect confronted police at the door with a large machete before retreating back inside the residence and barricading himself.
Police contained the residence and attempted to negotiate the man’s arrest. The SWAT team and Crisis Negotiators were called to assist and the man surrendered peacefully just after 2 a.m. Friday morning.
The 34-year-old suspect had outstanding warrants on charges of assault causing bodily harm and mischief, and is now facing additional charges of assaulting a peace officer and uttering threats. [Information 991184915]
No one was injured.