Man accused in car attack held without bail

St. Albans man facing 3 counts of attempted murder

Tom Benton

By Tom Benton

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ST. ALBANS CITY — A St. Albans man was in court Monday for allegedly attempting to run over his ex-girlfriend.

Chad Ely, 28, was arraigned in Franklin County Superior Court yesterday afternoon. He faces six felony charges — three counts of attempted second-degree murder, each carrying a sentence of life imprisonment, and three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, which could mean up to 15 years in prison and/or fines of up to $10-25,000.

Ely pled not guilty to all charges.

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