SWAT Responds to Armed Barricaded Man Inside Cadillac Escalade SUV in Coral Gables - NBC 6 South Florida

SWAT Responds to Armed Barricaded Man Inside Cadillac Escalade SUV in Coral Gables

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    Man Barricades Himself in SUV in Coral Gables

    Valden Tatum was taken into custody after he barricaded himself inside an SUV in Coral Gables after a crash, police said.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 20, 2018)

    The Coral Gables Police Department said it took a man into custody on Monday after he barricaded himself inside of a Cadillac Escalade along with numerous firearms.

    The unidentified man crashed into a tree near Le Jeune Road and Navarre Avenue at about 9 a.m., according to police.

    When officers first approached the vehicle, they noticed weapons and retreated until backup, including a SWAT team, arrived.

    The man then drove again down the street until he stopped and remained barricaded inside for some time.

    Man Arrested After Bizarre Incident

    [MI] Man Arrested After Bizarre Incident

    A man was detained after an incident in which police say he barricaded himself in a vehicle.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 20, 2018)

    The man, identified as 36-year-old Valden Pierre Tatus, was eventually taken into custody. He was charged with possession of marijuana and a citation for the traffic crash, officials said.

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