Man in custody following barricade situation on Talbert Ave. in Chesapeake


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Chesapeake Police say they now have a person in custody following a barricade situation early Saturday morning.

According to police, they got a call just after 5 a.m. Saturday to respond to the 2500 block of Talbert Avenue for the report of a firearm discharged in a residence.

Officials tell 10 On Your Side that “one round of shots” went through adjacent nearby homes during the incident.

Initially, the alleged suspect refused police orders to come out of the residence which led members of the SWAT team to respond and continue negotiations.

41 year old John M. Albertson Jr. (Photo Courtesy – Chesapeake Police)

Officials say the suspect, later identified as 41-year-old John M. Albertson Jr., surrendered around 9 a.m.

He is accused of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a stolen firearm, reckless handling of a firearm, 2 counts of shooting into a occupied dwelling, and several drug charges.

10 On Your Side is still learning if there were injuries reported following the incident.

There are no further details.

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