Hours-long Chesterfield barricade situation ends with arrest

Hours-long Chesterfield barricade situation ends with arrest
Chesterfield Police have closed off the area near the barricade situation. (Source: NBC12)

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield police have arrested a man after an hours-long standoff outside a home on Mountain Pine Boulevard.

Reginald Hardwick, 73, was charged with reckless handling of a firearm after police responded to his residence shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday night. The situation was not over until a SWAT team breached the home at 3:40 a.m. Thursday.

Police said Hardwick had fired a gun inside the residence.

There were no injuries to residents or officers. Hardwick was the only person in the home.

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