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A wanted parolee was arrested after a standoff with multiple law enforcement agencies in Livermore Sunday afternoon, police said. Eric Ontiveros, 24, was arrested after a three-hour standoff at 375 Elizabeth Court, according to Livermore police.Police discovered Ontiveros, who was allegedly armed, while conducting an investigation into a stolen vehicle in the driveway of the residence at 1 p.m., police said.
Livermore police surrounded the one-story residence and asked the occupants to exit the building. Ten people left and were taken into custody by police. Ontiveros was spotted trying to flee through the backyard but retreated back into the house when confronted by officers, police said. Officers asked for help from the occupants to find out whether Ontiveros was armed but they were uncooperative and refused to admit Ontiveros was in the house, according to police.
After several attempts to get Ontiveros out of the residence, the East County Tactical Team was called in at around 2 p.m., police said. With the assistance of his mother, Ontiveros surrendered to officers at around 4:20 p.m. and was booked into Santa Rita Jail under a parole hold, police said.Other responding law enforcement agencies included East Bay Regional Park District, Union City and Newark police.The 10 people that were also in the house were all released.
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