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Suspect Arrest Charged With Theft Of Property 1st In Athens

December 16, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson Issued a statement regarding the arrest of a suspect on a Grand Jury Warrant For Theft 1st Degree: “Christopher Robert Williams was arrested yesterday, Thursday, December 14 on a grand jury warrant for theft of property first degree. Williams borrowed an acquaintance’s 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier in May of 2015 Williams […]

Suspect Arrested … Charged With Receiving Stolen Property 1st Degree

December 15, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Thursday, December 14 for Receiving Stolen Property 1st: On Thursday, 12/14/2017, The Florence Police Department, along with the Lauderdale County “Drug Task Force, conducted a search warrant at 177 County Road 33, the home of Jerry Ford. In conjunction with the search […]

Shooting Resuts In Death Of 16-Year-Old Girl In Lawrenceburg

December 14, 2017

LAWRENCEBURG-The Lawrenceburg Police Department released a statement concerning s shooting that resulted in a death on Tuesday, December 5: “On 12/05/17 at 8:07pm Officers with the Lawrenceburg Police Department were dispatched to 1015 Smith Ave in reference to a shooting. Upon Officers arrival, a female was discovered near the residence with a visible gunshot wound. […]

Single Vehicle Crash Claims One Life Near Moulton

December 13, 2017

MOULTON-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a one vehicle accident that resulted in the death of one victim on Tuesday , December 12: A one vehicle crash at 8:50 p.m. yesterday, December 12, 2017, has claimed the life of a Moulton man. Austin Dwight Hagood, 23, was killed when the 2004 Nissan Titan he was driving […]

Search Continues For Four Missing Brothers…Arrest Warrants Issued For Their Parents

December 12, 2017

ARAB – State, federal and local authorities continue to search for four young boys who went missing last week from Arab, warrants have been issued for their parents’ arrests.  The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has issued a missing child alert for the four brothers who they say haven’t been seen since Friday, December 8. Marcus Eugene Simmons […]

Suspect Arrested Charged With Robbery 1st And Assault 2nd In Sunday Night Stabbing

December 12, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning an incident involving a knife on the evening of Sunday, December 10: “Last night the police department received a call of a cutting at the U wash at the intersection of Clinton Street and Forrest Street. The caller told the dispatcher one person had left going […]

Florence Police Investigate Sunday Morning Fire As Possible Arson

December 11, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department held a press conference regarding the Sunday morning fire that took the life of John Kalama: “Florence Police and Fire responded to a house fire in the 100 block of Whisperwood Trail at approximately 6:45 am on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Upon arrival, Police and Fire found the house at 123 […]

Victim Of Sunday Fire Identified…Investigation Ongoing

December 11, 2017

FLORENCE-The body found in the aftermath of the Sunday morning fire has been identified as that of John Kalama, 81 of Florence. The body was found after the fire had been brought under control. The fire occurred i the 100 block of Whisperwood Trail located in the Briarcliff Subdivision off of Jackson Road in Florence. […]

Single-Vehicle Crash Near Town Creek Claims Life Of Leighton Man

December 11, 2017

TOWN CREEK-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a one-vehicle accident on Sunday, December 10 that has taken the life of one man:  “A single vehicle crash at 6:50 p.m. Sunday, December 10, has claimed the life of a Leighton man.  Charles Edwin Rowell, 43, was killed when the 1997 Chevrolet 1500 pickup he was driving […]

Early Morning House Fire With Fatality Reported In Florence

December 10, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a release on an early morning fire on Sunday, December 10 with one fatality: “Florence Police and Fire responded to a house fire in the 100 block of Whisperwood Trail at approximately 6:45 am this morning, 12/10/17. FFD is currently still on the scene making sure all hot spots are put out before […]

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