Armed man arrested after barricading himself in Floral City home

After a suspect barricaded himself inside a Citrus County home, forcing neighbors to evacuate as a precaution, deputies said there was a peaceful resolution and he is in custody.

The incident unfolded Monday morning when deputies responded to a home off South Brookwood Terrace in Floral City to serve an arrest warrant. When they arrived, they said the wanted man grabbed a firearm and barricaded himself inside the home. There was no one else inside the house with him, officials said.

A perimeter was set up and neighboring homes were evacuated. 

Within the hour, deputies said  46-year-old Cameron Stanhope was taken into custody. 

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He was arrested on his Ohio warrant for theft from person 65, criminal use of personal identification, and illegal use of credit card.