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Pleasanton PD lifts shelter-in-place near downtown as suspect surrenders

Negotiations after domestic disturbance call in apartment complex for nearly three hours

Residents at the Civic Square Apartments complex near downtown Pleasanton woke up Wednesday morning to a shelter-in-place following a domestic dispute that ultimately ended with one arrest.

Jacob Mauck, 34, was arrested and booked into the Santa Rita Jail on suspicion of criminal threats, brandishing a firearm, and being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to a police news release.

The standoff started at 7:36 a.m. when police said they got a call regarding a domestic dispute at the 4800 block of Bernal Avenue.

"When officers arrived, the victim exited the residence and confirmed that a man, Jacob Mauck, was still inside and armed with a handgun," according to the news release.

Police then issued an AC Alert calling for a shelter-in-place at the apartment complex and for nearby residents.

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They also clarified that it was not a hostage situation, attempting to correct information included in an AC Alert from the city of Livermore on Wednesday morning that described it as a hostage situation for which PPD was calling for SWAT support.

At around 10:30 a.m., Mauck surrendered following negotiation efforts from PPD, the Crisis Negotiation Team, East County Tactical Team and the Alameda County Sheriff's Office UAV unit, police said. The shelter-in-place order was then lifted at 11:05 a.m.

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Pleasanton PD lifts shelter-in-place near downtown as suspect surrenders

Negotiations after domestic disturbance call in apartment complex for nearly three hours

by / Pleasanton Weekly

Uploaded: Wed, Sep 14, 2022, 9:05 am
Updated: Wed, Sep 14, 2022, 2:57 pm

Residents at the Civic Square Apartments complex near downtown Pleasanton woke up Wednesday morning to a shelter-in-place following a domestic dispute that ultimately ended with one arrest.

Jacob Mauck, 34, was arrested and booked into the Santa Rita Jail on suspicion of criminal threats, brandishing a firearm, and being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to a police news release.

The standoff started at 7:36 a.m. when police said they got a call regarding a domestic dispute at the 4800 block of Bernal Avenue.

"When officers arrived, the victim exited the residence and confirmed that a man, Jacob Mauck, was still inside and armed with a handgun," according to the news release.

Police then issued an AC Alert calling for a shelter-in-place at the apartment complex and for nearby residents.

They also clarified that it was not a hostage situation, attempting to correct information included in an AC Alert from the city of Livermore on Wednesday morning that described it as a hostage situation for which PPD was calling for SWAT support.

At around 10:30 a.m., Mauck surrendered following negotiation efforts from PPD, the Crisis Negotiation Team, East County Tactical Team and the Alameda County Sheriff's Office UAV unit, police said. The shelter-in-place order was then lifted at 11:05 a.m.

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