Man flees IE DUI check, locks self in home

A standoff that began at a DUI checkpoint in Fontana Saturday night ended the suspect gave himself up to police on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011.

January 2, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A standoff that began at a DUI checkpoint in Fontana Saturday night ended Sunday morning.It all started around 9 p.m. when the suspect abandoned his vehicle at a DUI checkpoint on Sierra Avene and ran into a nearby house.

He barricaded himself inside and told police he was armed and had hostages.

SWAT was called out. The suspect gave himself up around 4 a.m. after officers fired tear gas into the house.

The suspect was injured and it turns out there was no one else inside the home.