Hourslong barricade situation in Evergreen ends with suspect in custody

EVERGREEN, Colo. -- A man is in custody after a nine hour standoff with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and a SWAT team in Evergreen on Wednesday morning, the sheriff's office said.

Deputies responded to a report of a disturbance inside a home in the 29000 block of Pine Road around 1 a.m. Three victims were able to leave the home with minor injuries before the suspect barricaded himself inside the home.

Authorities said one of the victims was able to leave the house and call 911 from a nearby home.

Officials believe the suspect had a sword inside the home.

A SWAT team breached the property around 10 a.m. and arrested 30-year-old David Charles Roberts.

The sheriff's office believes he lives in that home.

Roberts is facing charges of second-degree assault and domestic violence, he also violated an order of protection had a previous warrant out for his arrest for a probation violation.

No nearby residences were a evacuated during the incident.

The suspect sustained non life-threatening injuries while being taken into custody.

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