CALHOUN COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - In a press release issued on Friday morning, the Calhoun County Sheriff's Departments says two men have been arrested after they rammed a deputy's vehicle while trying to escape from a burglary.
42-year-old Dexter Leon Spinks and 31-year-old Donald Richardson were arrested on burglary and assault charges after the incident.
According to the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office, Spinks and Richardson broke into a home east of Jacksonville on Rabbittown Rd. The homeowner was in the residence at the time and alerted the police while hiding. A deputy was nearby at the time and arrived at the residence while a green Jeep Cherokee was exiting the home's driveway. Once the deputy turned on his emergency lights, the Jeep rammed the deputy's vehicle and flipped over into a ditch. One suspect was arrested when he got out of the vehicle, the other remained inside.
Both men are being held in the Calhoun County Jail.