Stand­off in Hau­ula ends with man’s ar­rest

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - - LOCAL -

A po­lice SWAT team broke through the front door of a Hau­ula home and ar­rested a man who had been bar­ri­caded in­side for sev­eral hours Fri­day.

A neigh­bor, who asked not to be named, said he saw a red laser light on an of­fi­cer’s vest when the door opened. The of­fi­cer told the man, “You bet­ter be ready to shoot be­cause I’m ready to shoot, too,” the neigh­bor said.

The in­ci­dent be­gan late Fri­day morn­ing at 54-242-B Hau­ula Home­stead Road. The SWAT team con­verged out­side the home af­ter the man bar­ri­caded him­self in­side when au­thor­i­ties tried to serve him with a bench war­rant, ac­cord­ing to po­lice.

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