Police: Man barricades himself in hotel, demands pizza and Paris Hilton

Police: Man barricades himself in hotel, demands pizza and Paris Hilton

Police: Man barricades himself in hotel, demands pizza and Paris Hilton

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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on July 7, 2012 at 9:55 PM

Updated Monday, Oct 28 at 5:30 PM

BELMONT, N.C. -- An intense situation unfolded inside of a Belmont hotel on Saturday.

Authorities say 61-year-old Fredrick Denney barricaded himself inside his room at the Hampton Inn, threatening to shoot at police.

According to officials, Denney caused a disturbance at the hotel earlier Saturday morning.

Multiple agencies including the Regional SWAT Team responded to the scene on Cecilia Alexander Drive. Officials shut down the second floor of the hotel as they tried to reason with Denney.

NewsChannel 36 has learned his demands included pizza and to marry Paris Hilton.

After hours of negotiating, he was pepper sprayed and taken into custody.

Authorities said he’s had several run-ins with SWAT Teams in other states.  According to the Gaston County records, Denney is from Roseburg, Oregon.

He was taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation.  His bond was set at $90,000.  He's now facing several charges including "intoxicated and disorderly."

 

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