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Waco police: Suspect arrested following barricade situation

Posted at 7:58 AM, Feb 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-16 15:42:52-05

WACO, Texas — A man barricaded himself inside for several hours in a Waco home after police received a domestic violence call. Initially armed, he threw his weapon outside.

Following negotiations with law enforcement, Joe Macie, 48, was arrested just after 10 a.m. in the 3600 block of Trice.

Roads surrounding the residence in the area of 37th Street and Lasker Avenue were closed during the incident.

Police and SWAT were on scene after law enforcement initially responded around 5:40 a.m.

According to the Waco Police Department, the residence held six people, including four children.

All four children and a woman were able to exit the residence without harm.