- ConnectAmarillo.com reports that Mike DiBiase, son of WWE Hall of Famer Ted DiBiase, was arrested early Thursday morning after a standoff with Amarillo Police and SWAT teams.
“According to APD, the incident began at 11:12 Wednesday night after officers received information that a man wanted for a parole violation was in the 3900 block of northwest 12th. APD said the suspect was reportedly inside the building where several business are located and was seen by an employee attempting to break through a wall between businesses.”
“APD attempted to make contact with the suspect however attempts were unsuccessful as officers learned the suspect may have access to weapons inside the building. Knowing the escalated danger of the situation, SWAT and APD negotiators were brought in to assist with the situation. APD also mobilized a remote control robot to make its way through the building in an attempt to locate the subject.”
DiBiase was eventually arrested after a SWAT team entered the building around 5:10am and used chemical agents in an attempt to force him out of the building. It was noted that DiBiase was hiding under a pile of cardboard boxes. SWAT officers used a K-9, remote controlled robots and chemical agents to aid in their search for DiBiase.