Police: Barricaded man in Accomack home, arrested

NEW CHURCH, Va. (WVEC) -- An arrest has been made in the Accomack County barricade situation. 

Sheriff Todd Godwin says deputies received a report of a domestic incident at a home located at 33625 Sign Post Road just after 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

When deputies arrived, they discovered that a man barricaded himself inside the home and is threatening to harm himself. 

After 9 hours of negotiating with 48-year-old Danny Charles Outten of New Church, he finally surrendered to the Virginia State Police Tactical Team without incident.

Outten was transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital by the Accomack County Sheriff's Officer for an evaluation.

Two warrants for Obstruction of Justice were issues to Outten.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666, or tips may be submitted through our website at accomackcountysheriffsoffice.org.


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