A man is in custody after Akron police say he barricaded himself in a Goodyear Heights home, after they tried to serve him a felony warrant.
NewsChannel 5 reports that police say 40 year-old David Blair held officers at bay for two hours with three children inside a home near Brittain Road and Seiberling Street on Saturday night.
SWAT officers had to be called, but it all ended peacefully when Blair surrendered to authorities.
Police say the three children were not harmed.
Details of the charges against Blair aren't yet being released by police. They're still investigating.
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Cuyahoga Falls Police have a robbery suspect in custody after a standoff Thursday night.
Police say a man with a gun robbed the Pulp Smoothie store on Bucholzer Boulevard shortly after 6 p.m.
A witness followed the suspect after he fled and told authorities he went inside an apartment on Howe Avenue.
Police say a woman was inside the apartment with the gunman, but negotiators were able to get the woman out of the residence.
The Cuyahoga Falls Police Swat Team took the suspect into custody around 10 p.m. He was then taken to a nearby hospital after authorities say he needed medical attention.
Police are still investigating the incident.
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A Tallmadge standoff ends peacefully after a man barricaded himself inside his home for nearly four hours.
Officers were called around 11 p.m.on a report of shots fired inside of a home in the 1100 block of Woods Drive.
Officers found a spent shell casing on the patio of the home and a female and two teenagers came outside.
Larry G. Beall Jr., who lives in the residence, refused to come out and showed officers a gun.
Authorities say Beall told officers that he wanted to die.
The Summit County Sheriff’s SWAT team was called in and began negotiating with the Beall, who eventually surrendered at 2:50 a.m.
No additional shots were fired and no injuries were reported. Beall is currently in a local hospital.
Once released, Beall will face charges of disrupting public service and using weapons while intoxicated among other charges.
A man is facing charges after he barricaded himself inside a home Wednesday.
It happened around 6:45 p.m. when Springfield Township police were dispatched to 2119 Beach Drive for a domestic disturbance.
Steven Lee Mihal became agitated as officers approached the suspect and he then barricaded himself inside the home.
Police at the scene determined that multiple knives may be in the residence with Mihal and the Metro SWAT team responded to the scene.
After several attempts at negotiations, they entered the residence and subdued the suspect by using a less than lethal "sponge" round.
A martial style knife was found on the suspect and he was treated at a local hospital for minor injuries.
Mihal was booked into Summit County Jail and charged with domestic menacing, inducing panic, and resisting arrest.
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