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UPDATE Friday from Roanoke County Police: The suspect in Thursday’s incident on Elbert Drive is identified as Earl Maston Pugh, III. He is 37 years old and resided at the residence in the 1800 block of Elbert Drive. The search warrant being executed by officers was for violation of probation out of Chesapeake, VA. Following yesterday’s incident, he has been charged with obstruction of justice.

PREVIOUS: As of 4:00pm the barricaded subject has been taken into custody by police.  The area is now clear of police ans SWAT units.

PREVIOUS: Roanoke County Officers attempting to serve an arrest warrant in the 1800 block of Elbert Drive came into contact this afternoon with a man who refused to come out of the residence and then barricaded himself inside a home. Additional police units as well as SWAT are currently on scene attempting to negotiate with the subject. Elbert Drive is just off Sugar Loaf Mountain Road in the Oak Grove area of southwest Roanoke County.

News release 3:15 pm: On today’s date, 10-25-18, Roanoke County Officers attempted to serve an arrest warrant in the 1800 block of Elbert Dr.  Upon initial contact with the subject he refused to come out of the residence and then barricaded himself inside a home.  Additional police units as well as SWAT are currently on scene attempting to negotiate with the subject.

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