Military absentee/deserter prompts SWAT standoff in Northeast El Paso
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — A man who failed to report for duty prompted a SWAT standoff in Northeast El Paso Sunday.
According to El Paso police, Michael James Stevens, 30, barricaded himself inside his home in the 4400 block of Jon Cunningham about 8:45 a.m. Sunday.
Police said he walked out of the front door about 10:00 a.m. Stevens was a deserter or absentee wanted by the Armed Forces in Kentucky.
Stevens was arrested and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility without bond.
No injuries were reported.