Police said Marcus Quevi, 30, grabbed his girlfriend and threatened to kill her when she told him to leave her roommate alone.
Police said the girlfriend told Quevi to leave the house, which he did, but he allegedly then climbed the fire escape and broke back into the home.
Police said Quevi’s girlfriend and her roommate hid in the basement until police count get them out safely.
Police said Quevi barricaded himself inside but surrendered about an hour later.
Quevi faces several charges including burglary and simple assault.