Barricade situation on Big Island ends in arrest
HAWAII ISLAND, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A suspect is in custody on the Big Island after a more than six-hour standoff with police in Kona.
Officers evacuated homes on Ahulani Street in Kalaoa Thursday morning when they say 57-year-old Richard Gorloff threatened to “blow up” his house.
Police say he had a small propane tank, a five-gallon gas can and officers saw him carrying what appeared to be a propane torch and a lighter.
Officers negotiated with him for hours until he peacefully surrendered.
No one was hurt during the standoff.
This story will be updated.
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