Standoff at Tractor Supply Co. in Bessemer ends, 21-year-old man charged

Published: Sep. 6, 2021 at 9:52 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 8, 2021 at 4:46 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A standoff at Tractor Supply Co. in Bessemer ended when police took a man armed with a pistol into custody. Officers said they responded to an alarm call around 8:00 p.m. Monday night. Officers said the man barricaded himself inside the store leading to standoff.

Police say it started with an alarm call to the business. Upon arrival, officers encountered an open door.

Officers think this was a burglary in progress.

Lt. Christian Clemons said warrants have been signed on 21-year-old Jeffery Bryce Vieten.

Bryce Vieten
Bryce Vieten(Bessemer Police Department)

He is charged with:

  • Burglary 1st, $50,000 bond
  • Menacing, 3,000 cash bond
  • Resisting arrest, $3,000 cash bond

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