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Sheriff: Craighead Co. man purposely caused accident

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A man was arrested Friday on attempted murder charges following an accident earlier in the week.

According to the Craighead County Sheriff's Department, Thomas Waters purposely caused an accident on Craighead Road 414 on Wednesday. Deputies said Waters was driving with his girlfriend in the passenger seat when the car flipped several times.

Both Waters and his girlfriend were injured. Waters was taken to a local hospital for his injuries.

After an investigation, deputies found he had made several threats to his girlfriend and arrested him on Friday.

Along with the attempted first degree murder charge, Waters was also charged with kidnapping, aggravated assault, and terroristic threatening.

 

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