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UPDATE: Suspect in standoff charged for kidnapping, domestic violence

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Posted at 8:59 PM, Sep 16, 2021

UPDATE (9/17) - The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office says the incident began when they got a domestic violence call in Paso Robles.

Deputies arrived, but the suspect, identified as Daniel Felix Jr., 20, of Paso Robles had driven away.

The Sheriff's Office says they got a call from a friend of Felix, who said the suspect was suicidal.

Deputies found Felix's car near Power Rd. and N. River Rd. in San Miguel, when they initiated the traffic stop at 7 p.m.

Felix stayed in the vehicle after deputies commanded him to leave. The sheriff's office says they continued to attempt to negotiate with Felix.

After about an hour and a half, Felix left the car and was taken into custody without incident.

Felix was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail on charges of kidnapping and inflicting corporal injury on a spouse/cohabitant.


A traffic stop turned into an intense standoff with law enforcement in San Miguel. This is all happening in the area of River Road and Power Road

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies attempted to conduct a "high-risk traffic stop" just before 7 P.M. According to officials, the suspect is wanted for a crime and is currently in a white sedan is refusing to exit his vehicle. Authorities did not specify what crime the suspect is wanted for.

Neighbors report seeing a helicopter circling the area for hours. This is still a developing story. More details will be posted as soon as more information is available.