Clayton County

Man arrested after SWAT standoff, hostage situation at motel

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Channel 2 Action News was there as an active hostage situation at a motel in Clayton County came to an end Tuesday evening.

Authorities told Channel 2's Tom Jones that the SWAT team was called to the Home Stay Suites on Highway 85 in Riverdale a short time ago.

According to investigators, an unidentified caller reported that a man and woman could be heard arguing and yelling.


Responding officers determined the woman was being held against her will.

After negotiations, the woman was released and the man was taken into custody.

The man was later identified as James Glenn. He was arrested and taken to the Clayton County Jail.