Four hours later after several unsuccessful attempts to get the suspect out, police used chemical agents
Frederick, Md. (DG) – A barricade situation ended with a man being arrested for burglary on Sunday morning in Frederick.
At around 4:40 AM Frederick City Police responded to the 300 block of Locust Street for a report of a burglary in progress. When officers arrived, they saw a man wearing a face mask leaving through the front door of the home. The suspect saw police and went back into the residence and barricaded himself inside.
Four hours later after several unsuccessful attempts to get the suspect out, police used chemical agents. At around 8:30 AM Thomas Zinn surrendered to police.
Police say Zinn tried to steal property from the home owner and was in violation of an active protective order forbidding him from entering the residence. Zinn also ransacked the home and destroyed property belonging to the victim.
Zinn was taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center and charged with multiple offenses including burglary, violation of protective order, and destruction of property.