Attempted Murder added to Burglary charge for suspect

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The Birmingham Police Department has reported that two suspects have been taken into custody for a burglary that occurred on January 5th.

29-year-old Mark Staples and 33-year-old Tarretta Perkins have both been charged with Burglary. Staples has an Attempted Murder charge added to that.

Police say that during the burglary, Staples attempted to run over an officer who approached the silver Honda Ridgeline pickup he was driving.

Both suspects are being held in the Jefferson County Jail