Suspect arrested after 4 hour standoff in Collegedale
COLLEGEDALE, Tennessee (WDEF) – Collegdale Police got an early call to the Loblolly neighborhood off Tallant Road.
It came at 3:19 AM.
A caller said that a person was holding hostages.
The caller and another person managed to escape by the time police arrived a few minutes later.
But the subject was threatening to kill himself and police.
Police describe the suspect as heavily intoxicated.
After four hours of negotiations, the suspect surrendered.
“I am extremely proud of the professionalism and restraint shown by our officers as they
responded to a difficult situation” said Chief Jack Sapp.
“Our officers and the individual in custody are uninjured and safe. You couldn’t ask for a better outcome.”