Cottontown: Standoff Ends With One Transported
COTTONTOWN TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A standoff in Cottontown ended Monday evening with one person transported to a local hospital.
Around 7 pm Monday evening Police were called to a home in Cottontown in regards to a barricaded individual in a home on Adam Dr. in the Overview subdivision MAP. The individual was making threats to harm himself, police said.
The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office responded with a negotiations team and their MRAP. The MRAP is an armored vehicle that has been demilitarized and converted to operate as a rescue vehicle. MORE.
The large police presence alarmed local residents in the area.
Negotiations went on for several hours before police made entry into the home and took the resident into custody. Police cleared the scene around 2:00 am Tuesday morning.
The resident was transported to a medical facility for a mental evaluation. Because the incident has been classified as medical we will not be releasing the name of the individual.
Robertson County authorities had their hands full Monday evening. As police negotiated in Cottontown a home invasion in Joelton led to a manhunt in Ridgetop that went on until a suspect was taken into custody Tuesday morning. MORE