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Forum News Service, Published July 03 2013

Grand Forks man arrested after barricading himself in home

GRAND FORKS - A Grand Forks man was arrested early today after barricading himself at a local home.

Douglas Bergman Jr., 27, was jailed following the incident, according to Grand Forks Police Department.

The incident began at about 10 p.m. Tuesday in the 4000 block of Irongate Court, when police were called about a possible domestic dispute.

A short time later, according to the report, police encountered a barricaded person at the residence. The Grand Forks Police SWAT Team and Crisis Negotiation Team then responded.

After some negotiation, Bergman was taken into custody, police said, and cited on a warrant and violation of a protection order. Police did not indicate how long the incident lasted.

No one was injured in the incident.