Police arrest man after hours long standoff in Sun Valley

Gustavo Mariscal Garcia Jr.
Gustavo Mariscal Garcia Jr.(The Washoe County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Nov. 2, 2022 at 2:53 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A man has been arrested after an hours long standoff in the early morning hours of Oct. 30 in Sun Valley.

Around 3:20 a.m., the Washoe County Sheriff’s Department was called to Renown Regional Medical center for reports of a battery with a deadly weapon and home invasion that had just occurred in Sun Valley.

The suspect’s vehicle was then located in the 5600 block of Sidehill Drive, and intelligence led investigators to believe the suspect was in a nearby residence.

A perimeter was then set up and SWAT and hostage negotiation teams were called in.

They attempted to negotiate with the suspect, but after their attempts were unsuccessful, SWAT entered the building and took the suspect into custody.

Gustavo Mariscal Garcia Jr. was charged with:

  • Kidnapping, 1st degree x2
  • Assault constitute Domestic Violence x1
  • Battery with a Deadly Weapon x1
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon x1
  • Battery with the Use of a Deadly Weapon x2
  • Obstructing and Resisting with Use of Deadly Weapon x2
  • Burglary while in Possession of a Deadly Weapon x1
  • Preventing the report of a crime x2
  • Violation of probation x4