On May 1, 2013 at approximately 10:45 am The City of Frederick Police Department Patrol Division went to 1710 Heather Lane Drive to assist the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office in the service of a Circuit Court Warrant on Michael Young Bennett. When officers made contact with Mr Bennett he picked up a knife and threatened to commit suicide. Officers maintained contact with Mr Bennett secured the scene and The City of Frederick Police Crisis Intervention Team and the Special Response Team were requested and activated. The 1700 block of Heather Lane was closed and officers checked the adjacent homes to ensure the safety of other residents.
The Crisis Intervention Team made contact with Mr Bennett and began negotiations with him to peaceably surrender for the warrant service. The negotiations lasted for approximately 3 hours and Mr Bennett was convinced to surrender and was transported to Frederick Memorial Hospital for an emergency petition.
Commander Special Operations Division