December 6, 2023
A sheriff’s SWAT staff member. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A Spring Valley man was behind bars Monday for allegedly assaulting his spouse at their condominium over the weekend after which refusing to give up to deputies, prompting a six-hour regulation enforcement standoff.

The alleged home violence was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m. Sunday within the 1000 block of Madrid Approach, simply north of state Route 94 and east of Campo Highway, in accordance with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Division.

Earlier than paramedics took the sufferer to a hospital for therapy of significant however non-life-threatening accidents, she warned deputies that her husband, 36-year-old Steven Anthony Walker, had a rifle and two handguns, sheriff’s Detective Chris Paradis stated.

“When deputies tried to contact Walker, he went again into his condominium and locked the door,” Paradis stated. “Regardless of a number of telephone calls and bulletins from deputies for him to exit his condominium, Walker refused.”

Officers then known as in a SWAT staff, and disaster negotiators started attempting to influence Walker to give up peaceably.

The stalemate continued till shortly after 10:30 p.m., when the suspect lastly walked out of his condominium and surrendered to deputies with out additional incident.

Walker was booked into San Diego Central Jail on suspicion of spousal abuse and assault inflicting nice bodily damage.

He was being held with out bail pending arraignment, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.