One person in custody following barricade situation in Suffolk

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Posted at 3:35 PM, Nov 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-15 11:05:10-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Police were on the scene of a barricade situation.

The incident occurred Saturday afternoon in the area of Hampton Roads Crossing in the 2200 block of Humphreys Drive at 12:45 p.m.

Officials received a call for service regarding a man with a gun during a domestically related disturbance.

The Crisis Negotiations Team, SWAT Team, and multiple officers were on scene. Everyone was advised to avoid the area, and residents in the immediate area took shelter.

Police say the barricade situation ended peacefully. 45-year-old Ford Jackson, of Chesapeake, was taken into custody. He is being charged with armed burglary, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, abduction, attempted malicious wounding and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

There were a total of three hostages in the barricade situation.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line. To submit online, click here, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page. You can also call 888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5. Once a person submits a tip, they will be given a TIP ID and password. With this information, they can login at and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.