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Barricaded man surrenders to police

Posted September 8, 2008

— A man surrendered to Durham police early Monday, several hours after he had barricaded himself in an apartment.

The man’s live-in girlfriend called police at 12:51 a.m. and said he had threatened to shoot her and other members of her family.

Rey David Acosta Cruz, 36, of 1700 Chapel Hill Road, barricaded himself in his apartment.

Negotiators were able to contact him on his cell phone, and he surrendered at 3:35 a.m.

Investigators charged Cruz with communicating threats and with resisting, delaying and obstructing officers. Investigators searched his apartment. No weapons were found.


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  • mmania Sep 8, 2008

    Interesting how many stories today involve Hispanic people, but Steve Bizzel has to apologize for his comments.

  • bngexpress Sep 8, 2008

    please tell me one more time about the gooood hard working people????????????????

  • dacoty Sep 8, 2008

    "What kind of information? They guy surrendered."

    wow- talk about an unnecessary comment.

  • Adelinthe Sep 8, 2008

    "Anyone with information is asked to call Durham Crime Stoppers at 683-1200 or Det./Cpl. J. Cloninger at 560-4910 ext. 223."

    What kind of information? They guy surrendered.

    God bless.

    Rev. RB