Frederick County Sheriff Robert T. Williamson (center) carries a battering ram while a deputy beside him carries a rifle during the almost nine-hour standoff Wednesday on Wilkins Drive.
A police officer wearing a gas mask because of tear gas in a home hands a lever-action hunting rifle and a shotgun to another officer after they were removed from a residence where a man allegedly threatened to harm himself and others during a standoff on Wilkins Drive off Senseny Road.
Armored vehicles from the Virginia State Police and Warren County Sheriff’s Office were used during the confrontation.
A Frederick County sheriff’s deputy carries a rifle as he leaves the scene of the standoff. Anthony Michael, 47, was arrested and remained hospitalized as of Wednesday evening. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Frederick County sheriff's deputies carrying rifles leave the scene of a barricade on Wilkins Drive where an armed man in a home threatened to harm himself and others. The man was taken into custody and transported to Winchester Medical Center after the almost nine-hour standoff. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)