A burglary suspect who led officers on a chase and then barricaded himself in a west Fort Collins home until surrendering to SWAT team members has been arrested.
A Fort Collins man, 27, was charged with second-degree burglary, attempted second-degree assault, violation of bail bond conditions, crime against an at-risk person and resisting arrest, according to his Wednesday booking report.
The Sunday evening incident began when officers received a report of a burglary where a male entered the home of an elderly person in the 1000 block of Glenmoor Drive west of Colorado State University. When officers arrived, the suspect fled. He was later seen entering his residence in the 1000 block of Cragmore Drive, which is a block from where the burglary was reported.
Police sent an emergency message for residents in the Avery Park neighborhood to shelter in place during their response.
The suspect barricaded himself inside his residence, and SWAT was called to assist because he refused to come out of the house. When he finally emerged from his house, he was taken into custody and transported to Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland.
There, he received medical care for issues unrelated to his arrest and was taken to the Larimer County Jail upon is release from the hospital.
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