Update 6:04pm from Carroll County Sheriff’s Office:
Hampstead barricade incident resolved
Hampstead, Carroll County, Maryland; May 28, 2023 —- On May 28th, 2023, at approximately 6:24am, Officers from the Hampstead Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 1400 block of Fairmount Road, Hampstead, for the report of a suicidal subject. At the time of the initial call, additional family members were still in the home, and there was concern due to the presence of firearms within the residence. Deputies from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office responded to assist Hampstead Police with the incident.
The other family members were able to exit the residence, leaving just the original subject inside. Members of the Carroll County Crisis Response Team, and negotiators from the Carroll County Crisis Negotiation Team responded and communicated with the subject on and off throughout the day.
At approximately 5:46pm, the individual was taken into custody without incident and transported to Carroll Hospital Center for a behavioral health evaluation. Any questions regarding this incident should be directed to the Hampstead Police Department at (410) 239-8954.
See post here: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=pfbid02SBQXzQrEVGiEU8Sepxu8p2nd37wWWjrfq3MNVaaSNxvh75pkfoW7p92W4xzxLDFUl&id=113613585317122&__cft__=AZXiYIuRuVwm3T1S1RFH7FVLCaSBFiXh8nr9OXKLhcj72ZSDjHX5cYXOjOVGnkaXAA3FJ6TliNmYE_TW4U43P2BWskil58k6RhVRL_GIDW0ZMtwIOvd5VIxSJUrwZIlTsh0lRK4j64bLcBlxIIMbG32wHpqKV30s15r2Wk0sWdzI5w&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R
Update 5:30pm from Carroll County Sheriff’s Office:
FAIRMOUNT ROAD, HAMPSTEAD UPDATE
As of 5:30pm on 5/28/23, CCSO and HPD are still on the scene of the barricade in the 1400 block of Fairmount Road. There is no known threat to the community. Please continue to avoid the area. No further details are being released at this time.
See post here: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=pfbid02WVppm8TTEnXrasRbervUdpomv2xjwhfERQKohTzzd2hbZycWvvYHSJMUjzioZKXZl&id=113613585317122&__cft__=AZVD1Jhbj8n5wiQPrcG3ZBWB5aMBUYcM2knzbVFRzLEC59aAoFOrRii-QzOVyUh-hAl-qMLUbW_dkf8hLc53jefZp60bPIBq0Dp6Fcz0QOdlvZyem4-_4q_ClR5Vq31SFC3PTwBaEByqH5K30-Cb7OS7JP2llkdLXh82uMmj6hausw&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R
Update at 4:17pm: Just letting readers know that there has been no public updates from Carroll County Sheriff’s Office or Hampstead Police as of 4:17pm. At 3:41pm residents (on social media) are reporting that the road (Fairmount Rd) was still blocked by police.
Update at 9:44am: Hampstead Police issue a similar alert on Facebook:
Police are on scene with a barricaded individual in the 1400 Block of Fairmount Rd. There is no threat to the public, but because of the heavy police presence, we ask you to avoid the area.
See post here: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=pfbid0k1C16651s9zHMnfpSWqGKXntbzLWCXCZWLg3WHpMnMWrwX4LScjgWH5mSGBvsMmrl&id=100068983397409&__cft__=AZV9k2qiSYXhf7q9AuoZYnDM6Bld5Vq_f0g7OzNIBFUIeE3_Ztivag_m_c85l98RavcPWrhb_IcYc1I9UNhxGjewNYcPRbqdRI-px66RYMFWwu2zq8VhMpUwkArJsXeKZ5sX9K8TC5nzdkOEpboZQvVUd9goOeESIZ-2ANvioJXdpA&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R
The following is from Carroll County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook:
The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is currently assisting Hampstead Police with a barricaded individual in the 1400 block of Fairmount Road, Hampstead. There is no known threat to the community, but do to the large police presence, please avoid the area if possible.
More information will be released when available.
You can view the post on Facebook here (hopefully they will provide updates on this post): https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=pfbid021axLxLBXVTizzbvELK5QFRczWKJpaTmPV5JE5oSc1a4S7SzgS8bPBRS48AAXx7bl&id=113613585317122&__cft__=AZUL4psRotn8bOtbP9MqXqgWi5MbYA5hCBxsZABaVSFCJCqSecib48o80qbCO949TM7SYAFuEFaqQjgUtXizJOMOMqDBeyAwAxBrClKcTWJnUpeU3o6jWdo05NhaDBkRV33DKxcyJHw37boQW9vsFoWLLGEpXrh9K-H3osTsgZvKgw&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R
This alert was seen by members of that community this morning:
This article will be updated as additional information is released on the situation.