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Man arrested after hours-long stand-off with Marina Police

UPDATE 10:19 a.m. July 29, 2022- Marina Police provide the full details on what led to the arrest of a man after a six-hour standoff on the 450 block of Reindollar in Marina.

Police said that Tony Hernandez, 35, was at the residence he had previously restrained from being near. Officers arrived, and Hernandez was outside the home and began swinging a bat at them while threatening to kill the officers, said police.

Police tried de-escalating the situation by ordering him to comply. Hernandez refused and ran inside the residence and continued threatening officers by telling them he'd kill them if they entered, said police.

Hernadez allegedly broke windows and threw things at officers. Marina Police tried convincing Hernandez to leave the home for almost an hour.

Monterey Peninsula Regional Response Unit and Monterey County Behavior Health arrived to help talk Hernandez down. After six hours, SRU was able to take Hernandez into custody safely.

Hernandez was taken to Monterey County Jail and will booked on charges of violation of court order, threatening officers, resisting delaying officers, violation of probation, and vandalism, said police.

UPDATE 12:55 a.m. July 29, 2022- People are safe to return to their homes after a shelter-in-place order was issued by Marina Police Tuesday night, according to Chief of Police Tina Nieto. Police say one suspect has been taken into custody without incident.

MARINA, Calif. (KION - TV) Marina Police issued a shelter in place on blocks 450 - 490 of Reindollar Avenue.

Officers told our reporter on the scene that an individual barricaded themselves inside a home in that area... and threatened to shoot the family inside.

Marina Police said they were able to evacuate the family safely, but as of 11:30 p.m., the standoff was still ongoing.

This is a developing story.

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