HPD: Johnson’s Crossing incident ends peacefully


JOHNSON’S CROSSING, Ala. – Hanceville Assistant Police Chief Adam Hadder said an incident Sunday morning ended peacefully with no injuries.

Hadder said a 911 call came in early Sunday morning about a man threatening to harm himself. Glennon Holland, Jr., 38, armed with a shotgun, barricaded himself inside a shed on his property when officers arrived.

According to Hadder, Holland was inside the shed for about an hour, and after Sgt. Kyle Duncan spoke to him through the door about an hour, he came out.

Deputies from the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office also responded, with member of the CCSO Special Response Team (SRT).

Hadder said the HPD recovered the shotgun and transported Glennon to the city’s jail.

“We appreciate the assistance from the sheriff’s office,” said Hadder.

The incident happened at approximately 7 a.m.  

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Wendy Sack