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LAS VEGAS (IHCT) – Police returned to the home of a local public official for a barricade situation Wednesday night.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and SWAT responded to a barricade situation in the 9600 block of Spanish Steps Lane on Sept. 7, 2022.

The situation took place at Clark County Public Administrator Robert Telles home.  Police had been to the property earlier that day serving a search warrant at the property in connection to the murder of local journalist Jeff German from the Las Vegas Review Journal on Friday night.

Police had attempted to make contact with Telles without result.  SWAT team and police cleared the area to attempt to retrieve Telles from his home.

Telles was taken into custody.  It is unclear the cause of the barricade.

This is a developing story.  Please check back later with further details.