Man who was armed, barricaded inside Chesapeake home taken into custody, police say


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Chesapeake officers have taken a man into custody after he barricaded himself inside his home while armed on Wednesday.

SWAT and negotiators responded to the 200 block of Sparrow Road around 8:15 a.m. and the man was barricaded inside for several hours before police took him into custody just before 1:15 p.m.

The man, 32-year-old James D. Hanks, will be charged with two counts of brandishing a firearm, police say.

No injuries were reported, and the road has been reopened to traffic.

No other details are available at this time. Check back for updates on this breaking news.

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