SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A man is in police custody after a standoff with police that lasted several hours in Scranton.
According to police, 22-year-old Isaiah Coates, was taken into custody after he refused to leave a residence on Taylor Avenue in Scranton around 11:30 Wednesday night.
Coats is wanted by several police departments on numerous drug and weapon-related charges.
Police say they responded to the scene when someone at the residence recognized Coates and called the police.
A Special Operations Team was sent in to apprehend Coates, who refused to leave the premises, police said.
Coates surrendered peacefully around 7:30 Thursday morning.
There were no reported injuries during the incident.
He was arraigned in Scranton around 9:00 a.m. on Thursday and will be later taken to answer for his alleged crimes in other parts of the state.