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.”