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A pair of fugitives were taken into custody Wednesday in Carlsbad following a brief standoff.

The Pecos Valley Drug Task Force (PVDTF) located Daniel Mauzey, 32, Wednesday afternoon in a residence at 1006 Caviness in Carlsbad. Mauzey was wanted on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, contempt of court, and unlawful use of a telephone.

A search warrant to remove Mauzey from the residence was obtained and executed by the Carlsbad Police Department Special Response Team. Following a brief standoff, Mauzey was taken into custody.

A second fugitive, identified as Valerie Fierro, 32, was also found in the residence and taken into custody. Fierro was wanted on contempt of court charges.

Agents also seized a firearm and ammunition for further investigation.

Anyone with additional information regarding this case or the individuals arrested is asked to contact the PVDTF at 575-887-5194, via Facebook, or anonymously via the “Anonymous Tips” links on the PVDTF Facebook page or pvdtf.net.