Man Taken Into Custody In Carroll County After Barricade On Ewing Drive

Man threatened police with weapons

Westminster, Md. (DG) – A 51-year-old man was taken into custody in Carroll County after he barricaded himself inside of a home.

On Sunday shortly after 11 AM Westminster Police were dispatched to a home in the 800 block of Ewing Drive for the report of man experiencing a behavioral emergency.

Arriving officers determined the man had several edged weapons. He threatened police with the weapons, and then barricaded himself in a room. All other occupants of the residence were able to leave unharmed.

The Carroll County Crisis Response Team was requested. Law enforcement officers were able to communicate with the man, but he continued to threaten police.

Police used less lethal tools in an attempt to end the barricade, and get the man out of the house. A short time later he was taken into custody and transported to the hospital for treatment and evaluation.