Another charge for man accused of barricading himself in home

August 28, 2020–8:06 a.m.


A man who reportedly barricaded himself in a Burnett Ferry Road home Wednesday, resulting in a SWAT callout, is facing an additional charge.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 24-year old Michael Reece Ellis is now charged with felony theft by taking.

He is accused of taking a firearm from a locked cabinet in the home before barricading himself in a closet.

Ellis is also charged with criminal trespass for being in the residence without permission and staying despite being asked to leave.

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