Chittum

There is new information on the stand off at Lake Moomaw in Alleghany county on sunday. Ricky Chittum told deputies he was protecting the dam from ISIS. One negotiater was able to talk Chittum into putting down his rifle in exchange for water, but when the armored car pulled up, he pulled out another gun. Deputies charged him with brandishing a firearm and assaulting a law enforcement officer. Investigators found a burlap sack with “terrorist body bag” written on it, and found a pistol, ammunition boxes, 13 assault rifle magazines, two cell phones, two electronic tablets, a notebook, and a laptop.