Ex-felon surrenders after standoff with police on Satellite Drive in Sparks

Ex-felon surrenders after standoff with police on Satellite Drive in Sparks

A wanted ex-felon is back in custody following a police standoff on Monday night.

Lt. Scott Tracy with the Sparks Police Department says officers received reports of a wanted person inside a home on the 1200 block of Satellite Drive shortly before 7 p.m. on May 28.

Patrol units identified the man as a wanted felon. The SWAT team was called to the home due to the extent of the man's violent criminal history.

A search warrant was executed and the male suspect ultimately surrendered to police without further incident.

Tracy says the suspect was wanted for being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm.

The name of the male suspect has not been released at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back with us for updates.

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