Sunset House standoff suspect indicted

TOLEDO (WTOL) - The charges were brought against Michael Swiergosz by a Lucas County Grand Jury, and the list is long.

On Friday, May 8, the charges announced against Michael Swiergosz include

  • aggravated burglary with a firearm
  • several counts of kidnapping with a firearm
  • felonious assault
  • rape
  • intimidation of a crime victim
  • having a weapon while under disability.

Swiergosz had a six-hour standoff with police when he went to the Sunset House and took his estranged wife hostage. It was the second such incident with police. He also had a standoff with police in his home on March 10.