Eviction notice leads to machete threat in Stafford

by | May 24, 2022 | Police and Fire

From the Stafford Sheriff’s Office:

A Stafford man was arrested Saturday after deputies responded to a South Stafford residence for a disturbance involving a machete.
On May 21st at 11:08 a.m. the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office was contacted regarding a disturbance on Glebe Road. The victim reported Jarrett Payne, 48, had brandished a machete and threatened to chop up anyone that bothered him or tried to evict him from the residence. Additionally, the victim relayed Payne had threatened to burn down the residence.
A deputy obtained warrants for threat to burn, attempted felonious assault, brandish a machete and assault, as other deputies surrounded the residence. As deputies prepared to make contact at the home, Payne exited the home waving a white cloth. He peacefully surrendered and was held without bond at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.
A machete was seized at the scene for evidence.
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