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Officials: 6 arrested after deputy assaulted, SWAT standoff near Simpsonville

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Scene on Fork Shoals Road. (3/24/18 FOX Carolina) Scene on Fork Shoals Road. (3/24/18 FOX Carolina)
SIMPSONVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Greenville County deputies confirmed six suspects are were arrested after a SWAT standoff on Saturday.

Deputies said they were called to a home in the 3000 block of Fork Shoals Road after a report of a stolen vehicle being located.

When deputies arrived on scene, they said 27-year-old Jacob Black suddenly assaulted a deputy and fled on foot. He was apprehended after a brief chase and is charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol, second-degree assault and battery, obliterated serial number on a pistol, threatening the life of a public official and resisting arrest.

According to arrest warrants, Black told a deputy, "I will catch you when you aren't in uniform."

MUGSHOTS: Six arrested after Simpsonville SWAT standoff

Deputies said several other individuals were located at the home, two of which had outstanding warrants.

The following people were charged:

  • Greta Vickery - resisting arrest
  • James Cowart - interfering with police
  • James Kellett - possession of marijuana, meth and controlled substances
  • James Nabors - facing charges out of Oconee County
  • Kelly Viers - interfering with police

Greenville County deputies said the stolen vehicle investigation remains ongoing, although the vehicle has been recovered.

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