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  • A man who barricaded himself inside a Ewa Beach home surrendered this morning after more than eight hours. (Courtesy Hawaii News Now)

An Ewa Beach couple faces a several criminal charges after an 8-hour standoff with police.

Police said the incident started after 8 p.m. Wednesday when an officer went to a Haloani Street address to investigate a parking complaint.

While interviewing a 55-year-old man, the officer noted the suspect wearing a shoulder holster showing the butt of a firearm. The suspect resisted when the officer tried to arrest him, police said.

At that point, the suspect’s 55-year-old wife intervened and suspect fled into his home.

The male suspect barricaded himself until 5:15 a.m. when he surrendered to police.

Homes in the neighborhood were evacuated during the barricade situation.

The male suspect was arrested on suspicion of second-degree terroristic threatening and several firearms violation since he is a convicted felon, police said.

His wife was arrested on suspicion of harassing a police officer.

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