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Paint Rock man allegedly threatens police chief's family

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Joseph Nevels is facing a second charge of making a terrorist threat along with driving under the influence. Joseph Nevels is facing a second charge of making a terrorist threat along with driving under the influence.
PAINT ROCK, AL (WAFF) -

Joseph Lance Nevels will face a second charge of making aterrorist threat after being arrested on Wednesday. He was also charged theprevious week for driving under the influence.

Nevels was arrested early February by Paint Rock Policefor allegedly threatening to kill a Paint Rock Police Officer saying it wouldbe a murder suicide.

A call was made to the Sheriff's Department that Nevelshad made a call to the chief's home and made threatening statements to thechief and members of his family the week before. Officials said that was whenthey responded in an attempt to find Nevels. They reportedly located him in adriveway with his vehicle running.

"A short time later he left driving at a high rate of speed,swerving on the road and I tried to stop him," said Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen. "Herefused to stop for some time and later kind of slid off into a ditch where hestopped and we found out he had obviously been drinking."

Prosecutors are seeking to have a judge revoke Nevel's bond. Ahearing is set for Monday afternoon.

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