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Barricaded man in Harvey arrested after SWAT standoff

(Source: JPSO) (Source: JPSO)
HARVEY, LA (WVUE) -

A man who barricaded himself in a Harvey house was arrested after a standoff with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff Department's SWAT team.

Ricky McKeel, 28, surrendered to deputies after police dogs entered the home.

The SWAT was called to Ravenna Street as a result of the U.S. Marshall Service's attempt to execute arrest warrants on McKeel.

McKeel, was on parole, and was wanted for being a felon in possession of a weapon, aggravated domestic assault and simple battery.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff spokesman Col. John Fortunato confirmed McKeel had barricaded himself in his home.

McKeel was taken to the Jefferson Parish Correction Center.

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