BETHLEHEM, Ga. — The person arrested Friday afternoon when the Gwinnett County SWAT Team was called to out serve a warrant is a former officer for that same department.

According to Gwinnett County Police, Justin Bouchillon was taken into custody. The suspect had a warrant for violation of a family violence order. Friday he was charged with misdemeanor obstruction.

Justin Bouchillon.
Justin Bouchillon
Gwinnett County

Earlier during the day, police told 11Alive they went to a home near the town of Bethlehem on Flat Run Drive to serve the warrant. They said Bouchillion went out of sight for a while, so officers searched his home and surrounding areas. 

The department tweeted that Bouchillon was eventually placed under arrest.

Officers said he resigned from his position as a Gwinnett County officer while he was under investigation for a domestic incident that happened in another county. 

MORE NEWS: 

Georgia Milestones scores showed marked improvements statewide, as well as ground still to be gained

Teen charged with arson after allegedly setting fires on county government property

Milton Police investigating fake offers of jobs with the city

Closing arguments begin as defense rests its case in foster parents murder trial