Selma Man Behind Bars After Machete Attack

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By George McDonald

From the West Alabama Newsroom--  A Selma man is behind bars -- accused of attacking another man -- with a machete.

Thirty-five year old Jesse Tremaine Andrews is charged with first degree assault. He turned himself in to authorities Tuesday afternoon.

Police say Andrews attacked and severely injured a man using a machete during an argument. They say the incident happened on the 100 block of Maxey Street in Selma.

"During the altercation Mr. Andrews pulled out a machete," said Selma Police Detective Ray Blanks. "He used the machete in a chopping manner, chopping the subject across the head area." He said the victim's injuries were not life threatening.

Andrews is being held in the Dallas County Jail on 30-thousand dollars bond.