ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Authorities responded to an area in southeast Albuquerque on Wednesday night. The SWAT Unit was activated.

According to Albuquerque Police Department, officers were trying to locate and arrest Bryan Dennie, 31, on a warrant related to being a felon in possession of a firearm and auto theft.

After spotting him exit a vehicle around 2 p.m., officials stated Dennie barricaded himself inside a home in the 1000 block of Valencia Drive SE and refused to leave.

SWAT officers were called to the scene and took Dennie into custody around 8:38 p.m.

Authorities said Dennie is a “Top 25 auto theft offender.”