A federal grand jury has indicted a man after he crashed a motor vehicle twice into the side of a building that contains the offices of both the Internal Revenue Service and the Small Business Administration.

Ernest Milton Barnett, 49, of Birmingham, Ala., was charged in a two-count indictment with assaulting a federal employee with a deadly weapon and damaging government property. One count of the indictment accuses him of assaulting and intimidating federal employees by ramming his vehicle into the IRS and SBA building in Birmingham, while the other count cites damage to the building and its contents.

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