Kim Dotcom, born Kim Schmitz, a 37-year-old with Finnish and German citizenship, ran inside and activated several electronic locks. When the police “neutralized” those, he barricaded himself in a safe room. Officers cut their way through to nab him, standing near a firearm that they said looked like a sawed-off shotgun.
“It was definitely not as simple as knocking at the front door,” said Grant Wormald, a detective inspector.
Or a police raid.