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.
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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.