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Man jailed after spraying gasoline on a deputy

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MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - A man is in jail after spraying gasoline on a deputy and threatening to blow him up, according to officials.

Ruben Chavez, 53, is facing several charges after reportedly beginning the night vandalizing a local business while intoxicated.

Investigators discovered two windows and two glass doors were broken at the business.

Deputies said Chavez began voicing threats after his blood was taken.

"Get back, before I blow everybody up," Chavez is quoted as telling respondents.

The affidavit stated Chavez refused to stop. 

"You all will have to kill me before the night is over," declared Chavez.

Chavez is being held on a $60,000 bond. He faces at least seven different charges.

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