ANGELINA COUNTY — Authorities arrested 40-year-old Zavalla man, Michael Favors yesterday for attempted murder for allegedly trying to poison a friend of his estranged girlfriend by putting a toxic substance in beer he was likely to drink.

According to DPS, the intended victim ingested a small amount of the beer before noticing a granular consistency and stopped drinking it.

Investigators found evidence that supported the elements of the crime.

Authorities are investigating this incident.