SEFFNER, Fla. (WFLA) – A man was arrested after a two hour standoff with deputies and SWAT that ended peacefully in Seffner Friday night.
According to the sheriff’s office, a tip led deputies to the Wigwam RV Park, located at 9201 Williams Rod, around 6:30 p.m.
William Swint, 27, a man who had active felony warrants, was found hiding inside a small camper in the trailer park.
Swint barricaded himself in the camper when deputies made contact with him and he refused to surrender.
SWAT negotiators worked with Swint for nearly two hours to convince him to surrender.
Gas was deployed inside the camper.
Swint climbed onto the roof, refusing to surrender.
A less-lethal weapon was deployed and SWAT deputies seized and handcuffed Swint.
Swint is being checked out at Tampa General Hospital and will be taken to jail.
Charges are pending.