A 31-year-old Centre, Alabama, man was arrested July 9 after a brief standoff with officers at a campground just off of Weiss Lake Boulevard, WEIS radio reported.
According to that report:
Armed with a knife, Ronnie Overby barricaded himself inside a camper. Leesburg Police Chief Brent Grimes told the radio station that Overby made numerous threats to harm himself and others.
Police forced entry into the camper and tased Overby, then arrested him.
Overby is charged with menacing with a gun/knife/other weapon, disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, resisting arrest and public intoxication.
Floyd EMS, Centre police, Cedar Bluff police, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and Leesburg Fire Department also provided assistance during the incident.