Political Figure Arrested in Gastonia Police Standoff
GASTONIA, N.C.-- WCCB is learning new information on a man that was involved in a police standoff.
Gastonia Police Department's Captain Steve Duncan confirmed that Conrad Pogorzelski was taken into custody after a police stand off outside Pogorzelsk's home Wednesday morning.
The suspect currently serves as a member of the Gaston County Board of Elections. The office declined to comment but did say he is a "great guy and it is a sad situation".
Police say Pogorzelski was to undergo a mental evaluation and not been charged yet.
Recently, police have received complaints about Pogorzelski, including a disturbance at a nearby business.