A Utah man is accused of holding a woman captive in his home and torturing her by depriving her of food and sleep for nearly two weeks, authorities said.
Garman Shaun Cunningham, 50, was taken into custody following a dramatic standoff Friday in which he threw objects and fired a shot at officers from his home in West Valley City then came out wielding a sword, news outlet KSL-TV reported.
“Garman eventually exited the residence while armed with a sword,” police wrote in a probable cause affidavit.
Officers used “less lethal force” on him, prompting him to drop the sword and flee on foot. A K-9 caught up with him and was able to bring him to the ground, authorities said.
Police said that