Domestic violence suspect found hiding under blanket by SWAT team

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on U.S. 90 Sunday morning, after a woman reported her boyfriend had beaten her throughout the night.

Scotty DupreeAs deputies arrived at the home, 45-year-old Scotty Dupree, barricaded himself inside the residence.

WCSO’s SWAT Team entered the home and located Dupree hiding in a bedroom under a blanket.

Dupree was arrested and booked into the Washington County Jail on the charges of felony battery by strangulation, aggravated felony battery causing bodily harm, and false imprisonment.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.