Attempted Murder Suspect in Hours-Long Barricade

Attempted Murder Suspect in Hours-Long Barricade
Photo: Jesus Tovar

OAKDALE – On May 24 the Turlock PD S.W.A.T. team started its day by serving an arrest and search warrant. They sought 37-year-old Jesus Tovar for an attempted murder charge. This turned into an hours-long barricade.

What He did First

Tovar tried to flee the house in the 1100 block of Pedras Road, the returned inside upon encountering law enforcement.

Hours-long Barricade

Furthermore, Tovar hid in the attic of the residence. The Hostage Negotiation Team arrived and evacuated surrounding residences.

Peaceful Resolution

As a result, “after several hours of intense negotiation,” Tovar surrendered without further incident.

Law Enforcement Teamwork

Oakdale PD, Ceres PD, Merced and Stanislaus Sheriffs all assisted Turlock PD in this arrest.

This assistance included the CPD Bear Cat Armored Insertion vehicle. Also, the Merced SWAT used an electronic device after the suspect destroyed another one.


Attempted Murder Suspect in Hours-Long Barricade was last modified: June 4th, 2018 by admin
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