SWAT standoff ends peacefully

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - Hamilton Police responded to the Cove Motel at 2800 Dixie Hwy early this morning for a man that was threatening to harm others and himself.

Based on what the police say, the subject had a weapon and they had received information that two other people were in the room as well. The Hamilton SWAT team had a SWAT negotiator attempt to make contact in the room but were unable to.

The SWAT team put a chemical irritant into the room. The subject came out without further incident.

The subject was identified as 58-year-old Terry Sams and he was arrested and charged with Inducing Panic.