Barricade Ends Peacefully

A man was safely taken into custody following a 6-hour barricade that ended around 10 p.m Aug. 29, in a neighborhood near Monument Drive and Government Center Parkway. 

On Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023, around 4 p.m., officers were called to the 4000 block of Park Chase Drive in Fair Oaks for the report of a man armed with firearms threatening to harm himself. The man barricaded himself inside of a townhome with an elderly woman. Officers responded and tried to make contact with the man.

Monument Drive was closed between Government Center Parkway and Monument Hills Way. Officers from FCPD Special Operations Division, Crisis Negotiations Team and Crisis Response Team, responded in efforts to peacefully resolve the situation. 

The man was safely taken into custody around 10 p.m. The man is receiving services and the woman who was inside is safe. Both occupants of the home were uninjured during the barricade.