7 Hour Salinas Standoff Ends In Arrest
(Salinas, Ca – Entravision / KCBA FOX 35) A tense seven-hour standoff ended in the arrest of 29-year-old Salinas gang member, according to police. Officers say they tried to pull over Luis Edgar Garcia on a minor vehicle code violation.
He reportedly led officers on a high speed chase when ended when Garcia’s Silver Toyota Tundra stalled on Freedom Parkway. Garcia was able to re-start his car and the chase resumed. It ended on Bobcat and Antelope Drive when Garcia jumped for his truck and ran to a relatives house in the 1500 block of Antelope Drive.
The SWAT team was called in. After a seven hour standoff, they were able to enter the home and found Garcia hiding in a attic. He as booked into the Monterey County Jail.