On Friday, January 7, 2022, at 10:31 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to Breakwater Bay Apartments located at 4375 N. Major Drive in reference to a disturbance. During the altercation, the suspect barricaded himself and two hostages inside the apartment. BPD SWAT and Negotiators responded to the scene. During the almost 5 hour long situation, officers were able to negotiate the release of the hostages and the suspect eventually surrendered.
The suspect was placed under arrest for two counts of Aggravated Kidnapping-Family Violence.
The investigation is on-going.