On Saturday 08/16/08 at approximately 10:50 p.m., Chula Vista Police responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence in the 500 block of Vista Miranda. Officers arrived and were told by the female resident that her ex-boyfriend was armed with a hammer and was refusing to leave the residence.
Officers made entry into the residence after the subject refused to come to the door and located him upstairs in a home office. The subject refused to come out so Officers entered the office and found the subject sitting in a chair, holding a knife. The subject remained seated but began waiving the knife at officers, ignoring commands to drop it. The subject then put the knife to his own wrist and made an attempt to cut himself. A Taser was deployed by an officern, incapacitating the subject. He was taken into custody without injury.
The subject was transported to Paradise Valley Hospital by paramedics for a mental health evaluation.
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