Subject in custody following hours-long barricade at home on Properzi Way in Huntsville

WAFF 48's Matthew King reporting
Published: Nov. 1, 2023 at 2:25 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 1, 2023 at 5:23 PM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - A Huntsville Police Department spokesperson has identified the man who barricaded himself in a home on Properzi Way on Wednesday.

The Huntsville Police Department closed down a portion of Zeirdt Rd. on Wednesday afternoon to serve a warrant at a home on Properzi Way.

Huntsville Police were assisting the U.S. Marshals with serving the warrant on Wednesday morning. The subject, now identified as 32-year-old Charles Hickman, was found inside the home but refused to come out.

Shortly after 5 p.m., Hickman exited the home and was taken into custody. He has a felony trafficking fentanyl and felony attempting to flee and elude warrant through HPD, He also has an additional warrant through the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

Hickman was booked into the Madison County Jail where he is being held on a $1,505,000 bond.

This story will be updated once there is more information.

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