LOCAL NEWS

Barricaded suspect arrested after two-hour standoff in Herriman

Apr 11, 2018, 7:08 PM | Updated: 10:41 pm
A horse from a home at 13351 South 7300 West roams after SWAT officers broke down a fence in severa...
A horse from a home at 13351 South 7300 West roams after SWAT officers broke down a fence in several places to gain access to the home where a man was barricaded in Herriman. Photo courtesy Scott G Winterton)

HERRIMAN, Utah – A SWAT standoff kept part of a Salt Lake County community on a shelter-in-place order Thursday afternoon, with a nearby elementary school put on a precautionary lockout. The calls to 911 emergency dispatchers brought police to a neighborhood near 13400 South and 7300 West in Herriman.

 

Officers from the Unified Police Department were called to a shed fire and the report of a man, armed with a rifle, who was breaking windows in a neighboring home.

Detectives said the suspect, 35-year-old Billy Hoglund, broke into his parent’s home. The motive for his actions remained under investigation.


“When our officers came to take him into custody, he began to fight.”


Dramatic images of the SWAT team deploying in armored vehicles could be seen from Chopper 5.

Butterfield Canyon Elementary school was placed on lockout protocol as a precaution.

Unified Police Lieutenant Brian Lohrke said officers moved slowly as a precaution after Hoglund claimed he had a hostage.

 

“In this situation we didn’t have that information, [and] didn’t believe it. We were using time to get him out of the house and talk him out of the house, not just go inside and do what we could do and but we tried to do it with the least amount of force necessary,” Lohrke said.

Following four flash bangs and several rounds of tear gas, Hoglund came outside. Officials said he still put up a fight, before he was arrested.

 

“He came out the front door and we gave him commands to get on the ground and he complied, but when our officers came to take him into custody, he began to fight. We got him into custody with no serious injuries,” said Lohrke. “He is being evaluated and we are going to talk to him and see what led up to this,” Lohrke added.

No shots were fired, either by Hoglund or police.

 

Hoglund was expected to be booked into the Salt Lake County on several charges.

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Local News

...
Ashley Moser

Local organization helps single parents put gifts under the Christmas tree

With prices on the rise on almost everything, providing Christmas gifts is proving difficult for many families, especially for single parent households. One Utah organization is jumping in to help.
1 day ago
(Roy City Police Department)...
Madison Swenson

Man in custody after crashing into Roy building, trying to get into another car

A man was taken into custody Friday after crashing into the back of a car, then into a building in Roy, before attempting to get into another car.
1 day ago
(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)...
Madison Swenson

First Presidency of the Church releases 2022 Christmas message

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a Christmas message.
1 day ago
...
Shara Park

West Valley business sees lots of in-person activity on Black Friday

A record 166.3 million people are expected to shop between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. While a lot of that business is done online, there is still a strong appetite for visiting locally owned stores.
1 day ago
(Snowbird)...
Karah Brackin

New tram cabins open at Snowbird

Since 1971, the Snowbird Tram has carried people up and down Little Cottonwood Canyon. For the first time in a long time, the tram cabins got quite the facelift and made history.
1 day ago
Medical forms with privacy assurances can lead people to lie more about their health history, a rec...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

BYU, U. researchers say medical health privacy forms can lead to more lies, misdiagnoses

A recent study done by researchers at Brigham Young University and the University of Utah shows when patients are given a HIPAA form before filling out the health survey, they tend to lie more on the survey — causing a higher likelihood of misdiagnoses.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

house with for rent sign posted...
Chase Harrington, president and COO of Entrata

Top 5 reasons you may want to consider apartment life over owning a home

There are many benefits of renting that can be overshadowed by the allure of buying a home. Here are five reasons why renting might be right for you.
Festive kitchen in Christmas decorations. Christmas dining room....
Lighting Design

6 Holiday Decor Trends to Try in 2022

We've rounded out the top 6 holiday decor trends for 2022 so you can be ahead of the game before you start shopping. 
Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to choose what MBA program is right for you: Take this quiz before you apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.
Diverse Group of Energetic Professionals Team Meeting in Modern Office: Brainstorming IT Programmer...
Les Olson

Don’t let a ransomware attack get you down | Protect your workplace today with cyber insurance

Business owners and operators should be on guard to protect their workplace. Cyber insurance can protect you from online attacks.
Hand turning a thermostat knob to increase savings by decreasing energy consumption. Composite imag...
Lighting Design

5 Lighting Tips to Save Energy and Money in Your Home

Advances in lighting technology make it easier to use smart features to cut costs. Read for tips to save energy by using different lighting strategies in your home.
Portrait of smiling practitioner with multi-ethnic senior people...
Summit Vista

How retirement communities help with healthy aging

There are many benefits that retirement communities contribute to healthy aging. Learn more about how it can enhance your life, or the life of your loved ones.
Barricaded suspect arrested after two-hour standoff in Herriman