Botetourt County Standoff with Police Ends; Man in Custody

posted by Caroline Cook - 

A man is in police custody after barricading himself in a Troutville apartment for hours yesterday.

Virginia State Police used tear gas to get the man out of the house and set up a ladder for the suspect to climb down. 

The man has been identified as 39-year-old Chad Montgomery from Covington.  

Police said the man barricaded himself inside the apartment on Westview Road at approximately 11:30 a.m. Authorities spent about 11 hours trying to get him out. 

Get the full story HERE from ABC-13 WSET.


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