AlexandriaVa.Gov Press Release:
Police Investigate and Resolve Barricade Incident
The Alexandria Police Department has arrested a subject involved in a barricade incident overnight in the 2100 block of Jamieson Avenue.
Alexandria Police Officers attempted to serve a warrant at approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, 2015. The suspect refused to open the door. While Officers were speaking to the subject through the door they heard the sound of a weapon from inside the residence. They then secured the hallway and radioed for assistance.
Incident Command was established and residents near the apartment in question were asked to shelter in their apartments until more units arrived. Residents were later given the opportunity to evacuate before police operations were directed at the apartment. The suspect was taken into custody shortly before 4 a.m. on Monday, April 20.
Arron Alan Jones, 42, of Alexandria, has been arrested for violation of a protective order and other charges are pending.
The Alexandria Police Department would like to thank area residents and businesses for their cooperation during the incident, especially The Westin Alexandria.