Chiefland Man Barricaded With A Knife

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                September 29, 2010 Time:                8:15 AM   Deputies responded to 3550 NW 120 Street Chiefland in reference to a subject armed with knives and threatening suicide.  Deputies endeavored to negotiate with the subject but he refused to come out of his residence.  The subject had the doors barricaded and deputies had to forcibly enter the residence.  The subject refused to surrender and was tased upon entry.  The subject was taken into custody and was transported to Nature Coast Hospital for evaluation.       ###  

Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session
Office: 352-486-5446
Cell:    352-577-4218