UDPATED: Domestic violence suspect arrested after standoff on Seaview Avenue in Yarmouth

Mark Chludenski/CWN

YARMOUTH – On Sunday, June 3, 2017 at 1:47 PM, Yarmouth Police Officers were dispatched to a home on Seaview Avenue in South Yarmouth for a report of domestic violence.

Yarmouth Police Officers were able to locate the victim who was severely injured and members of the Yarmouth Fire Department were able to bring the victim to Cape Cod Hospital suffering from numerous violent injuries.

The suspect was inside the home and armed.

The Cape Cod Regional Special Weapons and Tactics Unit was called in and made a tactical entry which included the use of a Yarmouth Police Department K9 Unit that located the suspect hiding in a bedroom.

The suspect was arrested and taken to Cape Cod Hospital suffering from an apparent self-induced drug overdose.

The suspect—who was out on probation and has 25 prior charges in Massachusetts–is currently in custody on numerous violent felony crimes and being treated at Cape Cod Hospital.

Because of a change in the Massachusetts Domestic Violence Laws in 2014, the police are not allowed to provide any additional details regarding the name of the suspect, the charges, and location of the incident.
Media release furnished by Yarmouth Police