Friday, January 30, 2009
Embezzlement Suspect Surrenders After Standoff In Atlantic City, New Jersey
William Serrano, 53, of Corum, New York, wanted for embezzlement by Suffolk County, New York authorities, held off police for 11 hours while in a holding cell at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey before surrendering. The suspect, who allegedly embezzled an undisclosed amount, had been detailed in the security office at the hotel when he pulled a gun and threatened to kill himself during the standoff. Negotiators convinced him to surrender.