Man behind hours-long Salt Lake barricade charged

Man behind hours-long Salt Lake barricade charged
Authorities closed off the street during the standoff. (Source: HNN)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) -Honolulu police have identified the suspect behind a seven-hour-long standoff in Salt Lake.

Police say 46-year-old Allen Tagatacnakamoto allegedly barricaded himself inside his Likini Street home Friday with his girlfriend. It began around 5 a.m.

Authorities zeroed in and blocked off Likini Street in the area.

As they worked to neutralize the situation, Tagatacnakamoto was eventually arrested.

On Sunday, he was charged with first degree terroristic threatening.

He was also wanted for an auto theft offense, but was released pending investigation for that.

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