Police officers noticed a person who had a felony probation warrant go inside a residence at 11:52 p.m. last night, in the 1400 block of North Fifth Street last night.  When officers attempted to make contact, the individual refused and a perimeter was established.  The Minnesota River Valley Tactical Reponse Team assisted along with the South Central Drug Interdiction Unit Special Weapons and Tactics.  Suspect Joshua Raymond Armendariz, age 38, of Mankato, was taken into custody at 11:51 a.m. today.  He was taken to the local hospital for medical evaluation, and then transported to the local jail.

Assisting public safety–police and fire, was the City of Mankato and North Mankato Police Department, Sheriff’s Department of Blue Earth and Nicollet counties and Gold Cross Ambulance, Mankato.