Barricaded man in custody after nearly 7-hour standoff in Zephyrhills

Pasco County

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A seven-hour standoff in Zephyrhills came to a safe ending Thursday night.

Officials with Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said investigators arrived at a home on County Road 54 around 3 p.m. Thursday to serve a search warrant on a man who was described as a violent offender. According to deputies, the man refused to come out of the home.

Deputies say the man finally surrendered and was taken into custody around 9:30 p.m.

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office has not released any details yet on what charges will be filed in connection with the standoff.

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