Police arrested Jeffrey Alan Burlage this afternoon after he threatened to kill himself and North Augusta Police Chief John Thomas during a standoff at his residence on Womrath Road.
North Augusta Public Safety received a call at 9:03 that the 50-year-old Mr. Burlage had barricaded himself in his home and was threatening suicide.
During the six-hour standoff, Mr. Burlage threated to kill Chief Thomas.
At 3:15 p.m., Mr. Burlage surrendered to police. He is charged with threatening a public official.