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Father and son arrested in Covington County

Richard Cooper (L) Wesley Cooper (R) (Source: Covington Co. Sheriff) Richard Cooper (L) Wesley Cooper (R) (Source: Covington Co. Sheriff)
COVINGTON CO., AL (WSFA) -

A father and his son are both in trouble with the law in Covington County.

Sheriff's deputies say they were attempting to arrest 23-year-old Wesley Cooper for felony probation violations, but his father tried to stop the officers.

Deputies said 52-year-old Richard Cooper continued to interfere with the pursuit, and he was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment and obstruction of a governmental operation.

Officer's finally caught Wesley Cooper Sunday morning at his home, and he was arrested without incident.

Both are still being held in the Covington County Jail.

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