Deputies Recover Firearms After Man Barricades Himself, Allegedly Threatens People in Loma Linda Home

Deputies in Loma Linda recovered several firearms and a grenade launching device Wednesday after searching a home where a man had allegedly threatened people and barricaded himself,  sheriff’s officials announced.

Sheriff's deputies in Loma Linda recovered several firearms on Sept. 21, 2016 after a man barricaded himself in a home and threatened people who lived there. (Credit: San Bernardino Sheriff's Department)

Sheriff’s deputies in Loma Linda recovered several firearms on Sept. 21, 2016 after a man barricaded himself in a home and threatened people who lived there. (Credit: San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department)

At around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday deputies responded to a call at a home in the 26200 block of Mission Road about a man brandishing a firearm and threatening people who were at the residence, the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department reported in a news release.

Responding officers found Roy Russell Sr., who allegedly refused to exit the house, and negotiated with deputies for about 45 minutes before he went outside. Russell, 52, was arrested and booked for terrorist threats, officials said.

After serving a search warrant at Russell’s home, authorities found several assault type weapons, high capacity magazines, grenade launching device with rounds, several handguns and ammunition, the sheriff’s department reported.