SCOTT COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — Authorities in Scott County, Virginia said Monday evening that an hours-long standoff has ended, and the suspect, Stephan Honeycutt of Erwin, was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Honeycutt was taken into custody following the standoff on East Carters Valley Road, which reportedly began around 4 a.m. According to Scott County Sheriff Jeff Edds, Honeycutt broke into a victim’s home earlier in the morning. Edds told News Channel 11 that a woman later left the home uninjured around 10 a.m.
Honeycutt had active warrants for his arrest on two felonies and 23 misdemeanors, according to Edds. The Virginia State Police assisted in the investigation.
Edds told News Channel 11 that the first deputy who arrived on the scene Monday saw Honeycutt holding a gun.