Man arrested after standoff at Waco motel


A man enters a standoff with Waco Police at a local motel.

Officers were attempting to serve a Parole Violation Warrant on 31-year-old Tommy Sandoval on Tuesday afternoon. It was reported he was in a room at the Astro Motel located in the 3400 block of S. Interstate 35.

Sandoval initially refused to come out of his hotel room and fled into the attic. He had access to the length of the rooms through the attic and refused to come down.

Sandoval was eventually persuaded to come down and he was taken into custody without incident. He was taken to jail and is charged with Parole Violation.

The Texas Department of Public Safety assisted at the scene. The incident cleared around 3:45 p.m.

Source: Waco PD

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