CHICO, Calif. – Chico Police went into a three-hour stand-off with a suspect at the Motel 6 Tuesday evening.
It happened on Manzanita Court around 7:15 p.m. Officers arrived to the motel after a report of a domestic violence incident.
Police negotiators said the man involved refused order to come out of the room, fearing of being sent to jail.
For safety, police evacuated the motel and cleared the area, setting the stage for a stand-off. To diffuse the situation, officers stepped back from the standoff, just before 10:30 p.m.
Police said they’re now seeking an arrest warrant for that suspect.