VPD arrests man after stand off

One man is now in custody after a stand off with Victoria police in the 1600 block of Navidad today in Victoria.

Octavio Olivares,20, of Victoria was arrested today on an outstanding warrant, evading on foot and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Victoria Police Department received an anonymous tip of a wanted man at 1:45 on Monday. Officers responded and went to his home on Navidad Street where the stand off lasted for about an hour. VPD spoke with Olivares during the stand off and called for swat assistance. Then shortly after VPD arrested Olivares around 3 pm. There were five people in the home with Olivares.

“The subjects were able to exit which left our wanted subject. We made communication with him and he did cooperate and he came out on his own so that way we can put him in custody, VPD Lieutenant, Eline Moya said.

Officials are following up with an investigation. We’ll keep you updated as more information is released to us.

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