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Athens Police Arrest Two Suspects In Unrelated Cases

March 22, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson releaseda statement concerning the arrest of two suspect in unrelated cases on Wednesday, March 22: “Lance Skyler Thornton was arrested early this morning for unlawful breaking and entering a motor vehicle by Officer James Kennedy and Sgt. Eric White. This morning shortly after 02:00 the police department received a call […]


One Escapee Captured One Still At Large

March 22, 2017

MARION COUNTY-The Marion County Sheriff released a statement concerning the two escapees from the county jail on March 18: “Marion County Jail escapee Zeppelin Kennedy has been apprehended. Subject was arrested on Tuesday, March 21 at approximately 130 PM. Subject was arrested at his grandmother’s house in Hamilton, AL. Kennedy was arrested on an Escape 2nd […]


HPSCI Hearing Titled Russian Active Measures Investigation

March 21, 2017

WASHINGTON,D.C.-James B. Comey  Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation his statement before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) on Monday, March 20, 2017: “Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Schiff, members of the committee, thank you for including me in today’s hearing. I’m honored to be here representing the people of the FBI. I hope we […]


Welcome Spring – A Message from the Sheriff

March 21, 2017

MADISON COUNTY-Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning a message to the residents of Madison County: As winter comes to a close and spring approaches, we at the Madison County Sheriff’s Office remember spring is a great time in our community – a new baseball season begins, Easter is around the corner, and graduation draws near for […]


Two Dead After One Car Crash Near Moulton

March 21, 2017

MOULTON-The ALEA reports a traffic accident near Moulton on Saturday, March 18 that too the lives of two imen:  “A single-vehicle crash at 8:50 p.m. Saturday, March 18, has claimed two lives. Robert Kyle Brown, 24, of Hillsboro, was killed when the 2013 Toyota Corolla he was driving left the roadway, struck a tree, and […]


Dekalb County….Several Arrested Attempted Murder And Rape Among The Charges Levied

March 21, 2017

DEKALB COUNTY-Dekalb County Sheriff Sheriff Jimmy Harris issued a statement regarding several arrests that occurred the weekend of March 17 through 19: ” On March 19th the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office was called out to a residence in Valley Head, stating a woman had been shot. Witnesses said that Roy Miller Barkley III, 50 of Valley […]


Two Escapees From Marion County Still At Large….8 Arrested In Connection With Escape

March 20, 2017

MARION COUNTY-Inmates Cory Dean and Zepplin Kennedy escaped from the Marion County Jail on March 17, 2017.   Marion County Sheriff Williams asked for the public’s help in.locating these men. Dean is a 22-year-old white male and charged with burglary 3rd (7 counts), criminal mischief 3rd, criminal mischief 2nd, arson 2nd, and discharging firearm into […]


Early Morning Robbery In Athens… Handguns Taken

March 20, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning a robbery early this morning, Monday, March 20: “This morning shortly before 02:00 Officer Megan Meredith found one of the front windows had been broken out of Bradford’s Jewelry and Pawn on South Marion Street. At the present time we believe the burglary occurred between 12:00 […]


One Killed In Car Crash Near Hamilton On Sunday

March 20, 2017

HAMILTON-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic fatality near Goodsprings on Sunday, March 19: “A single-vehicle crash at 7:35 p.m. Sunday, March 19, has claimed the life of an Oakman man. George Jonathan Ambrose, 30, was seriously injured when the 2002 Kia he occupied left the roadway, struck a tree, and overturned. Ambrose and […]


Single-Vehicle Crash Claims Life Of Jasper Man

March 19, 2017

JASPER-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic fatality from a single vehicle crash that occurred in the early morning hours on Sunday, March 19: “A single-vehicle crash at 3:30 a.m. today, March 19, has claimed the life of a Jasper man. Bobby John Hamby, 42, was killed when the 1997 GMC 1500 pickup he […]


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