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Colbert County Coroner Carlton Utley Dead After Pedestrian–Vehicle Accident

June 26, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department along with Fire and Rescue are on the scene of a bizarre accident at Seminary and Irvine Streets in Florence. According to police a driver of a pickup truck pulling a utility trailer was flagged down because of something being dragged under the trailer. The driver checked under the trailer finding […]


Good Samaritan Arrested Driving Stolen Car

June 24, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Thursday, June 22: “Wednesday afternoon, June 22 shortly before 5:00 Officer Mac McWhorter arrived on the scene of an accident on South Madison Street. He noticed a gray Chevrolet Suburban with a North Carolina tag in a drive near the […]


Suspect Arrested For Drug Trafficking In Athens

June 23, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Wednesday, June 21.  The suspect was charged with drug trafficking and possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia: “Wednesday afternoon shortly after 5:00 on June 21 Officer Josh Cagle stopped a black Lexus on 5th Avenue near Sanders Street for a traffic […]


Itawamba County Sheriff’s Office Releases Statement On Mantachie Bank Robbery

June 22, 2017

FULTON, MS-The Itawamba County Sheriff’s Office released a statement on the attempted bank robbery that occurred on Wednesday, June 21 in Mantachie. MS: “Yesterday morning, Ashlee Smith, entered Farmers and Merchants Bank located in Mantachie, MS. She entered the bank with her gun drawn and approached two employees telling them to open the vault. Ashlee Smith […]


Traffic Accident Takes Life Of Georgia Woman Near Bryant

June 20, 2017

HUNTSVILLE-The Alabama Law Enforcdement Agency reports a traffic fatality thatoccured on Monday, June 19: “A single-vehicle crash at 12:30 a.m. today, June 19, has claimed the life of a Trenton, Ga., woman.   Janet Suzanne Wooten, 69, was killed when the 2007 Chevrolet HHR she was driving left the roadway, struck a culvert and overturned. […]


Suspect Arrested And Charged With Robbery 1st After Sunday Afternoon Heist In Athens

June 19, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement on the arrest of a suspect on Sunday, June 18.  The suspect has been charged with robbery 1st: “Yesterday afternoon David Earl Freeman was arrested for robbery 1st degree. Around 2:25 Freeman walked into the Marathon gas station at Hwy 31 and Forest Street. Freeman had a […]


Traffic Accident Claims The Life Of Two Men In Colbert County

June 18, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single-Vehicle wreck that claim the lives of two men on Sunday, June 18: “A single-vehicle crash at 7:20 a.m. today, June 18, has claimed two lives. Ryan Matthew Smith, 22, of Red Bay and Eddie Allen Dees, 21, of Vina were killed when the 2007 Ford Explorer they […]


One Dead After Thursday Night Accident

June 17, 2017

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-Alabama Law Enforcement report a traffic accident that happened on Thursday, June 14.  The accident took the life of one man. Randall Keith Patterson, 58, of Florence was critically injured in the wreck that occurred just before midnight Thursday, June 14. The one-vehicle accident was on Lauderdale 5 about nine miles north of Florence […]


Huntsville Man Arrested for Providing Support for Act of Terrorism

June 16, 2017

HUNTSVILLE-The Huntsville Police Department releasaed a statement concerning the arrest of a man on Thursday, June 15 whohas been charged with Soliciting of Providing Support for an Act of Terrorism: “The Huntsville Police Department has charged Aziz Sayed, 22 year old of Huntsville, with Soliciting of Providing Support for an Act of Terrorism. The arrest is […]


Chemical Endangerment And Assault 2nd on a Police Officer Two Cases From Florence Police

June 15, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police –  two cases from Wednesday’s Police Blotter, June 14’s Police Blotter: “Stephanie Kokales, 39, of Florence has been arrested and charged following a March 2017 call involving an intoxicated person. On March 17, 2017, officers responded to the Seven Points area of North Florence to an intoxicated person. Upon arriving in the […]


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