Man Arrested After 5-Hour Standoff with Sacramento Police

SACRAMENTO — A man is in police custody after a five-hour long standoff with Sacramento police and SWAT team near Del Paso Boulevard and Fairfield Street.

The incident began near Arden and Rio Linda when officers noticed a suspicious vehicle. When they approached the car, the suspect in his 30s fled the scene in the car leading officers on a pursuit.

The suspect wrecked the car and barricaded himself. The car was later found to be reported stolen.

During the standoff, the suspect made threats to himself and officers as he was holding a gun.

The suspect peacefully surrendered at 6 a.m.

He was arrested for vehicle theft, evading and resisting arrest and was booked into Sacramento County Jail. Police also say he had two outstanding warrants in Salinas.

No one was injured during the standoff.