Ridgeland man arrested
RIDGELAND, Miss. – Ridgeland man arrested, after barricading himself inside home, A man in Ridgeland is charged with domestic aggravated assault after a two-hour barricade situation Wednesday morning.
The 911 call came at about 10 a.m. inside a house in Nolan Circle.
Ridgeland Police Chief Brian Myers said the incident at Nolan Circle started as an internal dispute. According to eyewitnesses, two men living in the house were arguing loudly.
Myers said the suspect, who has not been identified, barricaded himself inside the house for more than an hour before being arrested. He will be charged with aggravated domestic assault.
Several law enforcement agencies responded to a home in Ridgeland on Wednesday morning.
The accident occurred at a home in Nolan Circle. Police have not provided a status update at this time, but the Nolan Circle has been banned on both entries.
Refugee Protection Police said the victim managed to escape before the checkpoint began.
For hours, dozens of policemen, including the SRT, used tear gas and other tactics to try to get the man out of the house.
The suspect was eventually found in the attic without a weapon.
“Neighbors say it’s an ongoing issue and they’re not really happy with it,” said Nathan Doyal.
“They say they made a real noise late at night on the way up and down the street but they’re glad it’s over.”
The chief was grateful that everyone got away from the accident unscathed.