A Bakersfield man who police said was wanted in connection with a domestic violence incident fled officers and threatened to shoot himself but surrendered following a six-hour standoff.
William Fazendin, 37, relinquished a handgun and officers took him into custody without further incident in the 6000 block of Truxtun Avenue early Wednesday, according to police. He's being held on charges including assault with a deadly weapon, willful cruelty to a child and false imprisonment.
Following the arrest, police found Fazendin's vehicle and located three guns, a large amount of ammunition and a ballistic vest inside.
The domestic violence allegations stem from an incident that occurred in the 8400 block of Persimmon Drive, police said. Further details regarding the incident were not disclosed in a Bakersfield Police Department news release.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.