ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – One person was taken into custody after a SWAT callout. Police said the incident happened Friday night.
According to the Albuquerque Police Department (APD), officers were called to the area around Yucca Drive and Central Avenue Friday night.
Police said a person was barricaded inside a residence in that area. The person was identified as Mark Custodio. He’s accused of hitting his wife and pointing a gun at her.
Police reported Custodio’s wife was arguing with him before she went to pack her bags. Court documents alleged Custodio pulled out a gun and pointed it at her.
Documents said the gun was his wife’s, and she didn’t know how he got a hold of it. She alleged he slapped her multiple times, and he was high on meth and weed.
Police arrived and said Custodio barricaded himself in the home.
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APD SWAT and Crisis Negotiation Teams were sent to the scene to help arrest Custodio. He was taken into custody around 3 a.m.
He’s facing charges that include battery against a household member and felony assault with a deadly weapon.