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Man Faces Felony Charges After Disturbance Call in Staunton

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A man will face charges in Staunton after police say he caused quite the disturbance.        

Mark Marchant, 38, is facing felony charges after what started as a domestic assault call with a man barricaded inside a home on Westover Drive.      

When police arrived shortly after 6:45 p.m. they found Marchant's car on fire, but they couldn't find him. At about 8:15 p.m., officers found him behind the house in the brush.

Marchant was found with a cut on his stomach, and is still being treated at Augusta Health.


Staunton Police Department
Press Release

On May 6, 2013, at approximately 6:45 PM, Staunton Police responded to 604 Westover Drive in the City for a felonious domestic assault and a possible barricaded subject.      

When officers arrived, the suspect's vehicle was on fire and the suspect's location was undetermined. The Staunton Fire Department, Staunton Augusta Rescue Squad, Staunton Police Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT), and Negotiation team, as well as additional officers responded.       

At approximately 8:15 PM the suspect, Mark Steven Marchant, 38, was located in a brushy area behind the residence. He was taken into custody and transported to Augusta Health with what appeared to be a laceration to the abdomen.   

Felony charges are pending.

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