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News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office

Posted: Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 10:07 a.m.

Man arrested on assault, harassment charges after Damascus SWAT standoff

SWAT response at Damascus homeAt approximately 6 a.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office SWAT and HNT conducted a warrant operation at a residence at 24430 SE Bohna Park Rd. in Damascus.

Law enforcement personnel were there to take Roger A. Vielmetti, 56, of Damascus, into custody on Assault IV and Harassment charges.

The charges are domestic-related, and law enforcement had intelligence that Vielmetti was armed and had barricaded himself in the residence.

After a standoff and negotiation at the residence lasting approximately four-and-a-half hours, SWAT personnel took Mr. Vielmetti into custody. Vielmetti was then taken to a local hospital and treated for self-inflicted wounds. After he is released from medical care, he will be transported to the Clackamas County Jail and booked on charges.

A photo taken during the standoff is linked above.

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Sergeant Brian Jensen
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Clackamas County Sheriff's Office

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