Man charged with attempted arson, attempted murder; second time deputies called to home in less than a week

David Ramsey

David Ramsey

From the Amherst County Sheriff’s office: On Wednesday July 20, 2016 Amherst County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence on Richmond Highway for problems with other subjects.  David Tyson Ramsey was arrested for violation of a protective order, attempted arson of the residence and attempted murder.  He is currently being held on no bond at the Amherst Adult Detention Center. This incident is the second time deputies have dealt with Mr. Ramsey this week.  The first incident also occurred at the same residence on July 16, 2016 where he was arrested for simple assault, assault on law enforcement and resisting arrest.  A protective order was also issued.

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