A Peach County SWAT team entered a Byron home this morning to arrest a man accused of stealing a car in Atlanta.
Sheriff Terry Deese says they found the suspect, Jose Louise,in a back room, hiding under a pile of clothes.
He was arrested around 9:25 a.m. That's about four hours after he entered the home on Highway 41 and showed a gun to a woman inside.
Deese said law enforcement arrived at the home around 5:30. They asked the woman to come outside and she did. Then they began negotiating with Louise to surrender.
The sheriff said Louise is a 24 year oldnative of Mexico. He said he is currently a "floater" with no permanent address.
He said Louise allegedly stole the car in Atlanta at gunpoint.
He said the woman said she knew Louise "remotely."
So far, there are no reported injuries.
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