Multiple fugitives arrested during SWAT standoff in Magna

MAGNA, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Multiple people were arrested during a SWAT standoff in Magna after an ongoing narcotics investigation.

The Unified Police Department, with assistance from SWAT, served a search warrant at a home located at 9200 West 2820 South at 3:00 a.m. Thursday. Officers had reason to believe there were narcotics inside the home where multiple fugitives may have frequented.

According to Lt. Jason Ackerman with the Unified Police Department, 12 adults were arrested. He said at first some of the suspects weren’t cooperating, so they had to use pepper spray to get them out. Those suspects were treated medically before being booked into the Salt Lake County Jail.

Animal services had to be called to the home because there were multiple dogs inside.

No one was injured in the standoff.

This is a developing story. Stick with ABC4 Utah for updates. 

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