MEADOWVIEW, Va. — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man in connection with a stabbing that occurred on Saturday in Meadowview, Virginia.
John Coalson, 24, of Meadowview, was arrested and charged with Malicious Wounding.
On Saturday, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Worthington Lane in Meadowview for a report of a female suffering from a stab wound.
There, Coalson made threats to law enforcement offices, according to a release.
After hours of failed negotiations, Coalson set fire to an area of the residence, police said.
Coalson, who had opened a window, was apprehended by officers after pulling Coalson from the fire.
The female was transported to an area hospital for treatment, police said.
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Coalson is currently being held at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority without bond.