Man arrested after SWAT standoff in southwest Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)– A man was taken into custody after a SWAT standoff in southwest Albuquerque.

APD says officers spotted 34-year-old Anthony West getting into a stolen car near Central and Old Coors.

When officers tried to confront West, they say he ran into a house and barricaded himself inside with acquaintances who lived there.

Officers were eventually able to coax him out and take him into custody without incident.

West is charged with receiving and transferring a stolen vehicle. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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