OWINGS MILLS, MD. (WJZ) — An Owings Mills man faces assault and firearms charges after a dispute with his daughter and a tow truck driver that led to him barricading himself inside his family’s home for several hours.
Andrew Gardner, 56, became “irate” Saturday after his daughter’s car got stuck in the family’s driveway along with the tow truck she had called to help.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Soggy But Mild Weekend In Store
Gardner allegedly physically assaulted his 34-year-old daughter during a dispute and threatened the driver of the tow truck at gunpoint, police said.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 18 New Deaths Reported Saturday As Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Continue To Decline
He then barricaded himself in the home.
Negotiators with the Baltimore County Police Department kept in contact with Gardner and were police said they were “instrumental” in bringing about a peaceful resolution.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Mayor, Gov. Hogan Clash Over Available COVID Vaccine Doses For City Residents
He is being held on a no-bail status pending a bail review hearing.