Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Eight-Hour Standoff Ends Peacefully

A 39-year-old Santa Barbara man was taken into custody by police yesterday following an eight-hour standoff. Nicola Mollo who lived on Bath Street was arrested and is facing multiple offenses stemming from an assault against a 61-year-old female relative. Police say Mollo barricaded himself in his home when officers confronted him about the assault. Mollo is being held without bail on charges, including assault with a deadly weapon, battery resulting in bodily injury, brandishing a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, and terrorist threats.

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