A chain-swinging man apparently under the influence of drugs has been subdued by a SWAT team after a nearly five-hour standoff in a gas station convenience store.
Police have detained a man who barricaded himself inside a gas station office in San Francisco’s Castro District for more than an hour Thursday morning while a store clerk hid in the bathroom, a police spokesman said.
A hostage standoff that began as an armed robbery at a Sacramento fast food restaurant has ended.
A standoff between San Francisco police and an armed suspect on Treasure Island was over Tuesday morning after the suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a San Francisco police sergeant.
A man suspected of beating his girlfriend was arrested after a seven-hour standoff in Mountain View Sunday morning.
Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies took a man into custody after a standoff Monday afternoon when the man refused to come down off of a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus.
A 44-year-old man is being held on $1 million bail Wednesday after his arrest Tuesday on robbery charges following a more than six-hour standoff and evacuation of an apartment complex in Santa Clara, police said.
A murder suspect believed to have been inside a West Oakland home that was surrounded by police Monday was not found after a SWAT team searched the residence, a police spokeswoman said.
Vallejo police have arrested a 65-year-old man on murder charges after a standoff Wednesday night that lasted about 45 minutes.
A standoff that partially shut down a Palo Alto neighborhood ended Monday afternoon when police coaxed an “unstable subject” out of a home on Klamath Lane, police said.