HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – A man who barricaded himself inside a Hattiesburg home on West 7th Street has been arrested.
Police said Matthew Bethley, 26, has been charged with one count of domestic violence-aggravated assault and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
According to investigators, officers responded to the home around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday. When they arrived, they discovered Bethley had locked himself inside a woman’s apartment after a domestic violence incident.
He surrendered to authorities right before 11:00 a.m. Bethley was taken to the Forrest County Jail.