Orland man wanted for attempted murder arrested in Willows

A Glenn County man wanted for attempted murder was arrested Sunday after an hours-long standoff with law enforcement.

Posted: Jan 4, 2021 11:49 AM
Updated: Jan 4, 2021 4:06 PM

WILLOWS, Calif. – A Glenn County man wanted for attempted murder was arrested Sunday after an hours long standoff with law enforcement.

Investigators said 31-year-old Maclovio Campos Rodriguez tried to strangle a family member in his home outside of Orland on Dec. 30. Before deputies arrived to investigate, witnesses told authorities Rodriguez left the area in a vehicle armed with a handgun.

Deputies attempted to arrest Rodriguez afterward for attempted homicide but were unable to locate him.

Later, on Sunday, Jan. 3, just before 2 p.m. a Glenn County Sheriff's Deputy spotted Rodriguez and followed him to his parents’ home in the 500 block of North Tehama Street in Willows, where his parents lived and barricaded himself in an attic.

After a standoff that lasted several hours, the Butte County SWAT team was able to gain access to the attic and arrest Rodriguez.

Glenn County Sheriff’s Detectives took custody of Rodriguez, who was unharmed, and took him to the Glenn County Jail where he was booked for the following, Criminal Threats, Attempted Homicide, Corporal Injury to Spouse or Cohabitant, Felon in Possession of Firearm, and Prohibited Person in Possession of Ammunition, according to the GCSO.

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