Granite Falls standoff ends; suspect arrested
GRANITE FALLS, Wash. - A standoff of several hours here ended Saturday morning with the arrest of a man who had barricaded himself inside a home in the 500 block of Jordan Road in Granite Falls, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's office.
He was found in the home's attic. The Sheriff's Office says there were no injuries.
Officials said it began around 6:30 p.m. Friday when someone called 911 to report a man in a black truck had threatened him with a gun in the 17000 block of 114th Place Northeast.
The suspect, a 40-year-old convicted felon, fled the area then showed up at the home on Jordan Road around 7 p.m. and barricaded himself inside.
The SWAT team responded.
Detectives said the man has refused to leave the home, but is believed to be the only one inside.