Springdale Man Says He Did Not Attempt to Kill Deputy


A Springdale man has plead not guilty to attempting to kill a Washington County deputy.

Luis Cobos-Cenobio plead not guilty to five counts of attempted capital murder in Washington County Circuit Court.

Cobos is accused of firing several shots at Cpl. Brett Thompson near Tontitown after Thompson pulled him over.

Dash cam video footage from a police car shows Cobos firing the shots. At one point in the footage, Cobos gets out of his car and shoots closely at Thompson inside the patrol car.

The corporal was not hurt during the shooting.

Cobos finally surrendered to police after a chase that crossed into Springdale, then Fayetteville and back into Springdale.

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