Century man arrested for assault with weapon

A Century man who allegedly fired shots at a man he suspected was trying to burglarize his residence Monday is facing a felony charge of aggravated assault.

Samuel Oscar Macks, 56, 454 Elsie Davis Drive, told law enforcement he heard a noise on his property near his shed and saw a vehicle on the side of the road, according to an Escambia County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office report.

Macks told deputies as he drove his silver vehicle toward the vehicle it drove away but he caught up to it near the end of Elsie Road and the cross street of Century Boulevard, the report said. Macks made contact with the...