Around 10:15 a.m. on Friday, September 23, 2016, officers with the Winchester Police Department were called to assist the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office with executing a search warrant at a home on Commerce Street. Due to concerns for officer safety, the Department’s SWAT Team and Crisis Negotiation Team were also called to assist. Commerce St. was shut down between Loudoun St. and Kent Cir. during this time.
Two men were taken into custody for questioning. Winchester Police cleared the scene at 1:22 p.m. and turned the case over to the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office for further investigation.