Wolftrap Lane barricade resolved with arrest of 37-year-old man

VIRGINIA BEACH — A 37-year-old man was arrested overnight after he allegedly barricaded himself inside a Wolftrap Lane home.

Virginia Beach Police officers responded to a home in the 700 block of Wolftrap Lane around 10:08 p.m. Sunday to check on a woman living there. When they arrived, officers couldn’t make contact with the woman or anyone else in the home, according to a news release.

Officers set up a perimeter and called the SWAT team. They continued to try to contact the woman and others living in the home but could not.

Eventually, Tyrone Rodney Thompson left the home and was arrested. He is charged with third-offense domestic assault, and other charges against him are pending.

The woman inside the home was not injured, police said.

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Adrienne Mayfield is an award-winning, multi-media journalist hailing from Clermont, Fla. She moved to Lynchburg, Va. on a whim when she was 19, and worked her way to Hampton Roads in 2013. Adrienne is passionate about telling people stories via covering public safety and the judicial system. She isn’t afraid to take a heads-on approach to covering crime, including knocking on doors to get the details police aren’t sharing. Adrienne is a 2014 Old Dominion University graduate who still lives within walking distance of the college. You may see her cruising around Downtown Norfolk on her bike, enjoying a sandwich from Grilled Cheese Bistro or playing fetch with her dog, Greta, at the Colonial Place dog park.