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UPDATE: Barricaded person at Isla Vista apartment complex taken away in ambulance

Posted at 12:41 PM, Aug 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-19 00:39:53-04

UPDATE (5:29 p.m.) - Santa Barbara County Sheriff's officials report that Brandon Schaik, 41, of Isla Vista was taken into custody Thursday afternoon after a more than three-hour-long standoff.

According to the sheriff's office, deputies responded to an apartment complex in the 700 block of Camino Pescadero at 11:12 a.m. after receiving a report that Schaik had lunged at someone with a knife, then barricaded himself in his apartment.

At about 2:15 p.m., sheriff's officials say Schaik exited the apartment and tried to walk away but he was apprehended by a sheriff's K9.

Schaik was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Officials say he'll be booked into jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a peace officer, resisting an officer, and criminal threats.

UPDATE (2:36 p.m.): The incident was resolved by 2:30 p.m. The alleged suspect could be seen being taken away in an ambulance. The sheriff's office has not provided additional information.

ORIGINAL STORY: Deputies are on scene in Isla Vista Thursday afternoon for reports of a person barricaded inside an apartment complex.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to the incident just after 11 a.m., which reportedly involves a person who threatened someone with a knife and is now refusing to come out of an apartment.

The incident on the 700 block of Camino Pescadero was ongoing as of 2 p.m. Thursday.

People are asked to avoid the area.

This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.