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October 12, 2020

Town police arrest burglary suspect armed with knife

Shannon Overbeck, 57, of Warrenton, allegedly forced his way into an apartment on East Shirley Avenue.
Warrenton police Saturday night arrested a man, armed with a knife, who allegedly forced his way into an apartment.

Police responded to a report of a burglary in the 100 block of East Shirley Avenue at 9:51 p.m. Oct. 10, according to Officer Chai Fuller.

“The caller advised that Mr. Shannon Overbeck had forced entry into the caller’s apartment armed with a knife,” Officer Fuller said. “The occupants of the apartment immediately fled the residence and called 911.

“When officers arrived, Mr. Overbeck barricaded himself inside the apartment. After a brief standoff, he was taken into custody.”

Mr. Overbeck, 57, of Warrenton, remains in custody and “is currently being evaluated,” Officer Fuller said. “This investigation is ongoing.”
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