One Suspect At Large After SWAT Standoff at Lubbock Hotel
One person was arrested but one was still at large following a SWAT Standoff at a Lubbock hotel on Wednesday, December 25th.
It began when an employee at Howard Johnson's Hotel, located at 5108 I-27, told police that they saw weapons and illegal narcotics inside one of the hotel rooms.
KAMC News reports that once backup arrived, 3 people were seen leaving the room. One of the 3 was detained for questioning and said that their cousin was still in the room.
Before entering the room, 18-year-old Bryan Garcia and Faith Garza were arrested. Garcia was arrested for having a rifle on him and was found to have marijuana in his backpack. Garza was arrested on 2 unrelated warrants.
SWAT then made entry to the room but found no one inside.