Guns and ammunition seized after Friday standoff
An armed suspect with a warrant out for his arrest surrendered to Portland police following a 10-hour standoff at a home in Southeast Portland on Friday, March 26.
Police recovered multiple guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
Robert W. Delvin, 50, is charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon, five counts of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, three counts of Reckless Endangerment, Discharge of a Firearm in the City (city code) and Attempt to Elude by Vehicle.
No one was hurt in the incident, which last several hours.
According to police, the incident began when officers tried to serve a warrant at a home in the 3700 block of Southeast Brooklyn Street. Police said Delvin drove away and officers tried to pull him over, but he refused, circled back to the house and went inside.
Delvin reportedly made threats to the public and police as officers tried to negotiate with him. The Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) and the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) were called in at 3:30 p.m.
"Anytime we have guns introduced into a situation like this, it increases our level of concern," Sgt. Kevin Allen said. "We want to make sure we do everything we can to avoid any safety danger for anyone else."
Delvin surrendered after police used munitions to break windows around 10:30 p.m. A shelter-in-place for the homes in the neighborhood was lifted about an hour later.
After Delvin was in custody, officers served the search warrant. They located and seized as evidence five firearms (two handguns, an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle, a Mini-14 semiautomatic rifleand a shotgun) and at least 500 rounds of ammunition.
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