Sacto 9-1-1
February 16, 2012
Man surrenders after standoff in Land Park area

By Phillip Reese and Cathy Locke
preese@sacbee.com


A nearly three-hour standoff with police at a Land Park home ended peacefully Thursday evening with a man's surrender.

Police spokesman Sgt. Andrew Pettit said officers were called to a family disturbance in the 1300 block of Seventh Avenue about 4:45 p.m.

Everyone in the family subsequently left the house except the man, whom police identified as Gregory Dumond, 48. Family members told officers that he may have had a shotgun.

Negotiators spoke at length with Dumond, who initially refused to come outside. He turned himself in and was arrested about 7:30 p.m, Pettit said.

The standoff closed a portion of Seventh Avenue to traffic and forced several neighbors to evacuate their homes.

On October 14, The Sacramento Bee will temporarily remove commenting from sacbee.com. While we design the upgrade, we encourage you to tell us what you like and don't like about commenting on sacbee.com and other websites. We've heard from hundreds of you already and we're listening. Please continue to add your thoughts and questions here. We also encourage you to write Letters to the Editor on this and other topics.



About Sacto 9-1-1

Sacto 9-1-1 is a blog on crime and emergency services news in the Sacramento region.

Send feedback on Sacto 9-1-1 to Assistant Metro Editor Anthony Sorci at asorci@sacbee.com

Subscribe to Breaking News Alerts

FOLLOW US | Get more from sacbee.com | Follow us on Twitter | Become a fan on Facebook | Get news in your inbox | View our mobile versions | e-edition: Print edition online | What our bloggers are saying

Sacto 9-1-1 Q&A

Bee reporters answer questions about area crime news, trends and other issues. QUESTION: A couple of years ago, a Sacramento tax attorney named Roni Deutch was the target of an investigation by the California Department of Justice. She was accused of bilking clients out of millions and defying a court (Read More)

More Questions and Answers
See all the crime Q&As
Submit your question

December 2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

Monthly Archives


Kim Minugh on Twitter

Follow "Kim_Minugh" on Twitter

Local Agencies on Twitter

Categories