SWAT robot finds ex-boyfriend unresponsive inside woman's Boulder home

Robot finds man incapacitated on the floor

BOULDER, Colo. - A SWAT robot was sent in to a woman’s home in Boulder after she told police her ex-boyfriend had broken in.

According to Boulder police pokesman Sgt. Thomas Trujillo, the woman reported that her ex-boyfriend broke into her home in the 3100 block of E. Euclid Ave. around 11 a.m. She also told dispatchers the man had access to weapons.

The SWAT team tried to make contact with the man, later identified as David Scott Wilson, 41, of Henderson. He never responded.

They sent in the robot and found Wilson in a southeast bedroom, twitching on the floor. Trujillo said Wilson appeared to be incapacitated, but he occasionally moved his arms.

He stayed in that position throughout the standoff.

Another robot was sent into the house at about 1:50 p.m. to make sure Wilson wasn’t holding a gun. After that was confirmed, officers went in and arrested Wilson.

Trujillo said a handgun was found nearby.

Wilson was taken to Boulder Community Hospital for a medical evaluation.

He was arrested on suspicion of burglary and criminal trespass, both felonies. Additionally, he was arrested on misdemeanor harassment and a domestic violence enhancement charge.

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