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SWAT standoff ends peacefully in Cedar Lake

A Cedar Lake, IN man is jailed in Lake County and facing 13 charges after his home was surrounded by a Northwest Indiana Regional SWAT Team.  The man was identified as 29-year-old Eric Scott Olson.  He's charged with attempted murder, criminal confinement while armd with a deadly weapon, 3-counts of intimidation, and domestic battery. Police said a 29-year-old Oak Lawn woman, who is Olson's ex-boyfriend, was staying with him with her three young children.  She said OLson became violent with her and threatened to kill her if she called police.  Olson allegedly put a gun to her head.  Police said Olson allegedly had multiple firearms in his home.

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