SWAT Negotiators Talk Down Armed Domestic Violence Suspect

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An Orange County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team spent six hours Thursday talking down an armed domestic violence suspect.

Deputies were called out at about 5:30 p.m. to a home on the 22000 block of Tanbark Lane, a Lake Forest cul-de-sac, said OCSD Lt. Steve Gil. The standoff wasn’t concluded until around midnight, he said.

The suspect, Craig John Valgean, 47, refused to come out of the home in defiance of deputies’ requests when they came for a domestic violence call, Gil said. […]

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