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UPDATE: Two more arrested in connection to SWAT standoff in Southeast Bakersfield

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Posted at 1:18 AM, May 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-20 12:07:49-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif — (UPDATE 9 A.M.): Two more people were arrested Thursday in connection to a SWAT standoff in Southeast Bakersfield.

Bakersfield Police arrested Dallas Muniz, 25, and Rhett Spillers, 25, for their roles in harboring and concealing Billy Gleghorn. Gleghorn was arrested in connection to a shooting at the Vagabond Inn Tuesday.

Muniz and Spillers were arrested for accessory to murder. Muniz was additionally charged with possession of a stolen vehicle.


A man was arrested after barricading himself in a Southeast Bakersfield neighborhood.

According to the Bakersfield Police Department, Robbery and Homicide Detectives learned that Billy Gleghorn was inside of a residence on Karen Place near East Pacheco Road. Gleghorn was identified as a suspect in a shooting at the Vagabond Inn that left a man dead on Tuesday night.

Officers also learned that Gleghorn had committed an armed carjacking in the 6600 block of Colony Street after the shooting occurred.

When officers arrived they attempted to negotiate with Gleghorn although he refused to leave and barricaded himself inside.

The SWAT team was called out to the incident and was later able to take Gleghorn into custody.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.