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.
Stephanie Rivera covers immigration and the north, west and central parts of Long Beach. Reach her at [email protected] or on Twitter at @StephRivera88.
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