In Cumberland County, a six-hour standoff ended with one arrest and no injuries.
A Dickinson Township man was arrested Friday morning after a six-hour standoff with officers, which was allegedly sparked by an attempt to collect a bail debt, according to officers.
Daniel Joseph Richardson III, 37, of the 100 block of East Yellow Breeches Road, was taken into custody around 2 a.m. after members of the Pennsylvania State Police Special Emergency Response Team used tear gas to evict Richardson from his home several miles south of Carlisle.
At 6:10 p.m., the incident began.
Richardson was arrested on Thursday after a woman tried to contact him about a debt he owed on an earlier set of aggravated assault charges that were still pending, according to police.
When Richardson answered the door, the victim said she heard him tell another person to “get the.22 gun,” after which he pointed his index finger at her and imitated shooting her in the face.
According to police, Richardson then locked himself inside the house, leaving the victim and another resident outside.
Richardson was arrested on counts of making terroristic threats and simple assault on Thursday night after police received the initial complaint.
When officers arrived at the house to serve the warrant, Richardson refused to come outside, resulting in a standoff, with East Yellow Breeches Road closed to traffic and residents told to shelter in place.
Richardson was taken to Cumberland County Prison after being apprehended, according to police.