Chesapeake police take man into custody after barricade situation

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Chesapeake police took a man into custody Thursday after he allegedly barricaded himself inside a home when authorities tried to serve a felony warrant.

Police said Joseph Hudgins was safely taken into custody Thursday after a “short negotiation period.”

The barricade situation started around 11:30 a.m. when authorities tried to serve a felony warrant on Hudgins at a residence in the 900 block of Johnstown Road.

Officers said when they arrived, Hudgins refused to open the door.

Police said the warrant was on a charge of malicious wounding.

Police did not release additional information.

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