Standoff between Summerville Police and man ends in Arrest

January 29th, 2021 – 3:15 PM

Staff Reports –

On January 28th, the Summerville Police Department attempted to conduct a welfare check on a female who was possibly being held against her will at a 150 Fourth Street address in Summerville.

During the attempt to make contact with the female, Police Officers encountered a 28-year-old Jordon Dillard, who was suspected of holding the female against her will. Initially Dillard refused to open the door for officers or allow access to the female who was in the residence.

It was determined that Dillard had an active arrest warrant against him for failing to appear in superior court. Dillard, who was believed to be armed, refused to surrender himself to law enforcement and a standoff ensued. During this standoff, negotiators eventually convinced Dillard to come out and surrender. Following Dillard’s surrender, the female come out of the residence unharmed.

A search warrant was executed on the residence and multiple firearms were recovered. One of the firearms was equipped with a 50 round drum magazine and was on the floor next to the window where Dillard had previously been speaking with negotiators. Additionally a quantity of Marijuana, Meth, ecstasy, liquid THC Cartridges, scales, and baggies were recovered.

At the time of this report, Dillard has been charged with the following:

The Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office, The Trion Police Department, and the Lookout Mountain Judicial Task Force also provided assistance.

*While Dillard has had charges filled against him, the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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