Two suspects are in custody and face felony charges after one of them threatened a person at gunpoint and both barricaded themselves in an East Naples residence for more than five hours on Sunday night.
According to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Willie X. Jordan Jr., 31, faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and an outstanding warrant for failure to pay child support. Nikita Marie Martin, 34, faces charges of accessory after the fact and resisting arrest. Both Jordan Jr. and Martin are registered convicted felons.
Deputies say Jordan pointed a firearm at the victim, stating, “I’ll kill you right now,” outside of a residence on Holly Avenue around 7 p.m. Jordan and Martin barricaded themselves inside the residence as deputies were responding. Once deputies were at the scene, Martin refused to leave her home and insisted she was the only person inside. For several hours, Jordan and Martin refused repeated commands from deputies to leave the house. SWAT and a hostage negotiation team were called to the scene and Jordan and Martin eventually exited the home, being taken into custody without incident shortly after 12:30 a.m.
One neighbor, Steven Chavez, told WINK News that he had just gotten home at around 10 p.m. as the scene was unfolding.
“I don’t really hear helicopters around here very often,” Chavez said. “I think it’s kind of annoying. It’s been going on for two hours, just lingering, and no one knows what’s going on.”