Arrest made after nine-hour barricade on the Eastern Shore

ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — An arrest has been made in connection with a barricade situation that lasted for nine hours on the Eastern Shore on Tuesday.

According to the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office, 48-year-old Danny Charles Outten of New Church surrendered to the Virginia State Police Tactical Team without incident.

Deputies were called to a reported domestic dispute around 8:30 a.m. on Sign Post Road in New Church — just south of the Virginia-Maryland state line.

Responding deputies determined that a man was barricaded inside a home and had threatened to harm himself. Virginia State Police troopers and Virginia Marine Patrol responded to the scene to assist deputies.

Outten was transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital for an evaluation and two warrants for obstruction of justice have been issued for him.

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