Man arrested after standoff with Jeffco deputies in Chalkville

CHALKVILLE, AL (WBRC) - Jefferson County deputies arrested a man after a standoff at his home around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday morning on Falling Creek Lane in Chalkville.

Investigators say a woman called the sheriff's department, saying her boyfriend had been acting erratic all day and had taken out his rifles. The woman said her boyfriend threatened to kill her and any law enforcement.

Deputies set up a perimeter around the home and were able to get the man out peacefully.

Gary Cleckler was arrested for domestic violence and was taken to the county jail.

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