Authorities identified Craig Latsa of Cleveland as the man arrested today following a standoff in the parking lot of Walmart in Sylvania Township
Mr. Latsa, 51, was charged with inducing panic, disorderly conduct, and obstructing official business, according to Sylvania Township police. Mr. Latsa was booked into the Lucas County jail pending his arraignment Monday in Sylvania Municipal Court, according to the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office.
Township police received a phone call at 2:09 a.m. about a camper in the Walmart parking lot at 5821 W. Central Ave. The caller told police he had heard a male yelling that he needed a gun, police said.
Once police arrived at the scene they heard a man yelling in the camper and saw movement inside. They then tried to talk to the man but he did not respond. A SWAT team later removed the man from the camper and took him into custody.
Employees and shoppers were locked inside the store during the early-morning incident.41.67509 -83.68195
Cleveland man had barricaded self inside camper in parking lot.