They probably called media outlets so TV cameras could be at the scene of the “arrest.”
The body armor would indicate an intention to do battle with the police if necessary and escape the scene if possible.
Hey, you remember that scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey, where the monkeys were puzzling over the monolith?
That whole episode is so special, and that scene with Guillermo, in particular, is uniquely meaningful.
In less than five minutes, about four police officers and several men in plain clothes came running to the scene.
Yet for a few moments I stood contemplating the scene of ruin.
Of wit (of course) there is more in a scene of Congreve than in a play of Sheridan.
She found a scene of industry in the village, for the fishing had started in earnest.
Whereupon the scene acquired an excess of sentiment at once.
The scene which there met my eyes has scarcely left them since.
1530s, "subdivision of an act of a play," also "stage-setting," from Middle French scène (14c.), from Latin scaena, scena "scene, stage of a theater," from Greek skene "wooden stage for actors," also "that which is represented on stage," originally "tent or booth," related to skia "shadow, shade," via notion of "something that gives shade," from PIE root *skai- "to shine, flicker, glimmer" (see shine (v.)).
Meaning "material apparatus of a theatrical stage" is from 1540s. Meaning "place in which the action of a literary work occurs" is attested from 1590s; general (non-literary) sense of "place where anything is done or takes place" is recorded from 1590s. Hence U.S. slang sense of "setting or milieu for a specific group or activity," attested from 1951 in Beat jargon. Meaning "stormy encounter between two or more persons" is attested from 1761. Behind the scenes "having knowledge of affairs not apparent to the public" (1660s) is an image from the theater, "amid actors and stage machinery" (out of sight of the audience). Scene of the crime (1923) first attested in Agatha Christie.