Woman in custody following SWAT situation in northeast Albuquerque

Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A suspect who has barricaded themselves in an apartment resulted in an early morning SWAT activation and ended with a woman in custody on Tuesday, Dec. 21. The Albuquerque Police Department reports around 2 a.m., officers were dispatched to apartments on Alvarado Dr. near Constitution Ave. and San Pedro Dr. regarding an aggravated assault call.


Story continues below


Police state that officers at the scene spoke to a victim who reportedly said there was an individual inside their apartment that threatened them with a knife. Authorities report the suspect has barricaded themselves inside the apartment and refused to step out or comply with officers.

Negotiators eventually got the suspect, identified as 38-year-old Crystal Black, to surrender. Black is charged with aggravated assault and battery.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

New Mexico Hourly Forecasts ⟶

Albuquerque Hourly Forecast

Don't Miss

MORE IN DON'T MISS

Photo Galleries

MORE PHOTO GALLERIES

News Resources - Maps

MORE NEWS RESOURCES