Assault charges to be upgraded

Atmore man charged with assault, now facing possible murder charge in Moye's death

Two felony assault charges against an Atmore man who crashed into a vehicle occupied by a Flomaton couple will be upgraded after one of the victims died seven days following the collision at the intersection of Main and Church streets in downtown Atmore.

Joseph Allen Weese, 33, 67 Alpine Ave., was originally charged with two counts of assault after the Dec. 23 collision with a vehicle occupied by Donna and Andy Moye. Weese was given a $500,000 bond on the assault charges, but Andy Moye, 62, of Community Church Road in Flomaton, died Thursday, Dec. 30, due to the injuries he received during the...