Long Beach SWAT Arrest Man Barricaded Inside Ex-Lover's Home Tuesday Morning

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Photos by Keeley Smith. 

A man wanted for allegedly violating the terms of his parole barricaded himself at a former lover’s home Tuesday morning, causing Long Beach police to dispatch a SWAT team, authorities said.

Officers were initially dispatched to a possible burglary on the 1700 block of Coronado Avenue on Tuesday, April 26 at 7:54AM, according to Brad Johnson of the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

Arriving officers learned the incident involved an ex-boyfriend who was unwelcome and who is wanted for a parole violation, he added.

“Officers, believing he was inside, ordered the suspect out but no one responded to their commands,” Johnson said. “The SWAT team was then activated regarding a possible barricaded suspect situation.”

The suspect was arrested without incident just before 12:30PM after he surrendered himself to police, according to Sgt. Brad Johnson.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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