Man surrenders after short standoff
Nov. 15, 2012 — On Nov. 15 at approximately 8:30 a.m., Susanville police officers responded to the Community Church located at 1400 Numa Rd. on a report of a suspicious subject, who was possibly armed, and sitting in his vehicle.
According to a press release from the Susanville Police Department (SPD), responding officers attempted to order the subject out of his vehicle but he refused. A perimeter was established as additional units responded to the scene.
After a short standoff involving negotiations, the man exited the vehicle and was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to Banner Lassen Medical Center to be evaluated by Lassen County Mental Health after being examined by a doctor.
No firearm was found in the man’s vehicle. No charges are being considered as of Nov. 15.
The Lassen County Sheriff’s Office, the California Highway Patrol, the Lassen County District Attorney’s Office and a parole agent from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation assisted the SPD during the incident.
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