MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The man who barricaded himself inside a Birdwood Drive home Wednesday night has been arrested.
Joseph Johnson, 38, is charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, one count of possession of marijuana, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, and one count of being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun.
Shelby County Sheriff's deputies and Shelby County SWAT teams were called to the standoff.
Earle Farrell, PIO for SCSO, said Johnson is a self-identified "sovereign citizen" and refused to leave the home for a few hours.
WMC Action News 5 was told the standoff ended without any injuries.
Deputies blocked the roads to enter the neighborhood.