Intruder arrested after barricading himself inside Jamestown home
Jamestown, ND - A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection to an early morning home invasion in Jamestown on Sunday.
Chase Michael Urie, from Proctor, Minnesota, has been arrested on suspicion of Felony Criminal Trespass, Criminal Mischief, and Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor. He is currenty in the Stutsman County Jail, awaiting formal charges.
His arrest comes after the Jamestown Police Department responded to a report of a home invasion at 4:43 a.m.
A homeowner, who was not home, had received a notification from a surveillance system that an intruder was inside the home, off of 7th Avenue Northwest in Jamestown.
The homeowner, who notified police, was also able to get their other family members, inside at the time, to leave the home before police arrived.
When officers arrived, police say they found two broken door frames. Police say the suspect was still inside the home.
Even though police commanded the man to get out, he retreated back into the house and attempted to barricade himself inside.
Police say Urie did not comply with the officers orders; They therefore called in the James-Valley Special Operations team to help.
Nearly four hours later, authorities went inside the home after several attempts to coerce the suspect out voluntarily.
Officers found Urie inside one of the home's rooms and he was taken into custody.
The homeowners are not being identified and have chosen to invoke their rights under Marsy's Law. No one was injured during the incide. Traffic had to be diverted within a 2 block area for approximately one hour.