Pittsylvania County standoff ends as authorities arrest man

Hours-long standoff ended peacefully on Tuesday evening

Hours-long standoff with wanted man ends in Pittsylvania County
Hours-long standoff with wanted man ends in Pittsylvania County

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

Authorities arrested Paul Michael Dalton after a standoff that lasted several hours on Tuesday.

He was arrested shortly before 6:30 p.m. when he surrendered to law enforcement.

Dalton was wanted on three grand larceny charges, two breaking and entering charges and one charge of destruction of property.


A man has barricaded himself inside of a home in Pittsylvania County, according to the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said investigators tried to arrest Paul Michael Dalton outside of a home on Strawberry Road, and when they arrived they said they found him outside the house with a gun.

Authorities say Paul Dalton has barricaded himself inside of a Pittsylvania County home (Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office)

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