(Richlands, North Carolina)– A dangerous situation is happening on Catherine Lake Road in Onslow County, North Carolina Wednesday.
Multiple law enforcement agencies are on the scene of a home where a man has barricaded himself inside following an attempted traffic stop.
Police are staged at Catherine Lake Baptist Church on Highway 111 near Highway 258 in Richlands.
Captain Chris Morton with N.C. Highway Patrol said the man is a suspected drunk driver and that he exited his vehicle with a rifle and went inside his home.
Captain Morton says officials have contemplated evacuating houses but oppose the decision due to the area being isolated.