Mulga man arrested for attempted murder of Jeffco deputies

MULGA, AL (WBRC) - A Mulga man has been locked up for allegedly attempting to kill two Jefferson County deputies on Saturday afternoon.
30-year-old Andrew Arlis Howe is also facing numerous other charges after failing to stop at a deputy checkpoint at Tower Drive and Sandusky Road.

Authorities say Howe slowed down, but then gunned the car toward the two deputies. They chased Howe, finally catching him on Forestdale Boulevard.

In addition to the attempted murder counts, he also faces charges of reckless driving, speeding, running a stop sign and driving with a revoked license.

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