Aristoteles Tesoro Afan Jr. Barricaded Himself In Father's Home On Vinca Way
2:08 AM, Apr 9, 2012
A man suspected of assault with a deadly weapon barricaded himself in a home in San Diego's Alta Vista neighborhood early Monday, prompting an hourlong standoff with police that ended in the man's arrest, police said.
The ordeal began Sunday after the man allegedly threw a steak knife at his father and broke a car window before leaving the home.The man, identified by police as 37-year-old Aristoteles Tesoro Afan Jr., came back to his fathers home Monday morning and forced his way inside and locked himself in a bedroom.The standoff in the 1300 block of Vinca Way was reported shortly before 6 a.m., according to San Diego police Sgt. Jeff Napier.The stalemate continued until about 7:20 a.m., when police entered the residence and arrested Afan without incident. He was booked into county jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and was being held on $30,000 bail pending arraignment, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.It was unclear what prompted Afan's alleged violence, SDPD Det. Gary Hassen.said.