Suspect identified in SWAT standoff

Local News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police have identified the suspect who sparked a SWAT situation earlier this week.

Robert Crelier, 44, is described by police as a violent drug user. When SWAT personnel removed him from his house near Tramway and Comanche, they seized five firearms, including a sawed-off shotgun, a machine gun that Crelier reportedly named “Cop Killer.”

Police say he will be booked on felony warrants.

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