Man arrested after 3-hour standoff with police

Man surrendered after 3 hours in house

DELAND, Fla. - A man has been taken into custody after a standoff with police Sunday, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. 

Howard Coleman, 41, is in jail on two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon after he refused to come out of a house following a domestic disturbance call, deputies said. 

After three hours, Coleman eventually surrendered to authorities, deputies said. 

Deputies said they found two handguns in a pan filled with cake batter in the house.
 

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