Man arrested during domestic-related barricade situation on Ship Chandlers Wharf in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Police took a 22-year-old man into custody, following a domestic-related barricade situation in Virginia on Sept. 21.

Jonathan Carlos Contreras (Photo courtesy: VBPD)

VBPD first tweeted about a heavy police presence in the 3600 block of Ship Chandlers Wharf around 2:40 p.m. that day. Dahlia Drive was temporarily closed between Tealwood and Rosemont Road due to the incident.

Less than an hour later, police said they took the suspect into custody. 22-year-old Jonathan Carlos Contreras, of Virginia Beach, was arrested and charged with use of a firearm in commission of a felony, domestic assault and breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony. He is being held in the Virginia Beach City Jail.

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