Lakeland Police responded to a domestic battery at approximately 4:00 AM on March 30, 2011. Suspect, Jonathan Oner (DOB: 8/7/84), forced his way into an apartment, battered the victim, committed a robbery, and fled to another residence in the area.. The Lakeland Police SWAT and HNT (Hostage Negotiation Team) responded to 512 Dade Avenue after Oner went into the attic at this location and refused to come out. The Hostage Negotiation Team was able to establish contact with Oner and eventually talk him out. Oner surrendered at 7:44 AM. Oner claimed he was sleeping and was unaware that officers were outside. Officers went into the attic and found a long gun in the area where Oner had been located.
Oner was charged with Domestic Battery, Robbery, and Resisting an Officer Without Violence.
Media inquiries should be made to Sergeant Terri Smith, PIO, 863-834-6917.
- posted by Sergeant Terri Smith