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UPDATE: Barricaded man arrested on charges of parole violation, assault with deadly weapon

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Posted at 2:09 PM, Dec 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-03 14:48:13-05

UPDATE (4:51 p.m.) - Santa Maria police arrested Joseph Charles Tobin, 44, of Santa Maria, following a standoff where he was barricaded inside his home on E. Cypress Ave.

Officials said they received a call about domestic violence. When they arrived, officers found two siblings, including Tobin, were physically fighting.

When officers arrived, Tobin went inside the home and barricaded himself.

At about 4 p.m., officers entered the home, where Tobin surrendered to police without incident.

He was arrested on parole violation and on a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon. Authorities say the deadly weapon was Tobin's hands and feet.

His bail has been set at $30,000.
UPDATE (4:12 p.m.) - By 4:05 p.m., police had detained the man who had been inside the house. Our KSBY crew on scene said that the man was put into a cop car.

Police remained on scene.
UPDATE (3:53 p.m.) - At about 3:50 p.m., police officers were seen making an entrance into the home.

Authorities have not confirmed additional details with KSBY at this point.
Santa Maria Police are responding to a barricaded subject in Santa Maria, officials said Thursday afternoon.

Officers and several patrol cars were on scene by around 2 p.m.

Officials are strongly urging community members to avoid the area around the 700 block of East Cypress Ave. Nearby residents are asked to stay inside their homes.

Officials have not yet shared additional details about the situation or the person involved.

This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.