KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Knoxville Police Department arrested a suspect who barricaded themselves inside a Fountain City home late Wednesday.
Thursday morning, KPD identified the suspect as Justin Hylton, 34. He was wanted on outstanding warrants for criminal simulation and felony theft. A loaded firearm was recovered after Hylton was taken into custody.
The department shared on social media Wednesday that a suspect who had barricaded themselves inside of a home on East Walnut Grove Drive was taken into custody around 10:30 p.m.
A stolen vehicle and firearm were recovered, police said. The suspect was wanted on charges that included felony theft and criminal simulation.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated.