Man Jailed on Attempted Murder Charge

A domestic violence suspect is being held in an east Alabama jail on attempted murder charges after authorities say he broke into a female relative’s home and tried to drown her before driving his vehicle through a grocery store wall.

Rainbow City police officers received a call of a domestic violence incident on Royal Troon Drive around 9:45pm back on June 5th in which the suspect fled the scene.

Officers at the scene learned the suspect, later identified as 24-year-old Ryan Tyler Watts, allegedly tried to break into a family member’s home and tried to drown her.

Rainbow City Police were later notified by the Attalla Police that they located Watts and his vehicle at Johnson’s Giant Foods in Attalla.

Warrants for attempted murder were obtained for Watts back on June 6th; he had been hospitalized in the incident.

After Watts was released from the hospital – he was taken into custody and booked into the Etowah County jail, being held on $100,000 bond.

Warrants for attempted murder were obtained on Watts on June 6th; he was taken into custody on July 14th – and placed in the Etowah County Detention Center after being released from the hospital.

Watts is being held on a $100,000 cash bond.



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