Authorities respond to suspicious person in Pocahontas, Va.
POCAHONTAS, Va. (WVVA) - Police units responded to a residence on East Water St. after receiving multiple phone calls about a suspicious person.
When police arrived, Curtis Niswander, 43, of Pocahontas, locked himself in his home and had a 2 ½ hour standoff with police.
During the standoff, Niswander pointed a gun at several different people from inside the home.
Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office said that drugs were also involved.
He is being held at the Southwest Regional Jail.
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