Officials execute search warrant at home in Spokane Valley

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on April 25, 2014 at 3:32 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 25 at 8:42 PM

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. – Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Department of Corrections in executing a search warrant at a home near Broadway and Farr in Spokane Valley.

Ness Elementary has been placed on a modified lockdown until the situation can be resolved.

Traffic was blocked in all directions in the area.

Authorities said Matthew Luu-Karbar, 29, had a felony warrant for 2nd Degree Robbery and refused to come out.

After multiple failed negotiations with Karbar, a SWAT team entered the home and found Karbar hiding in a makeshift cubby hole in the basement.

He was taken into custody with out incident.

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