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Two Arrested For Break-Ins At Papa Johns In Athens

January 17, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning the two break-ins at Papa John’s Pizza on January 10th and 13th: “On January 10, 2017 Papa John’s Pizza on US 72 was broken into. The front door was broken out and cash was taken from the business. Investigator Kelly Fussell investigated the case and developed […]


Two Arrested Charged With 34 Counts Of Fraudulent Use Of A Credit Card

January 17, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement regarding the arrest of two suspects in the case of a stolen credit card: “Ashley Allen and Chris Hammond- On 12/08/16 officers were notified of a theft that had occurred at a residence in Glen Mary Subdivision. The complainant, an elderly female, had just been released from the […]


Work On O’Neal Bridge Saturday and Sunday, January 14-15

January 14, 2017

THE SHOALS-ALDOT released a statement concerning work on the O’Neal Bridge this weekend January 14-15: “Bridge work this weekend on O’Neal Bridge from 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Traffic will stop for 10 minutes at a time for bridge crew to tighten bolts. Please expect traffic delays and use alternate routes. The cycle will continue […]


Athens Police Release Name Of bicyclist Killed Last Night

January 13, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released the name of the victim in the auto/bicycle accident that took place on Thursday evening, January 12: “Last night approximately 8:30 the police department received a call of an accident on Elm Street at Elmwood Apartments involving a car and a bike cycle. When emergency personal arrived they determined Corey […]


Traffic Accident In Athens Bicyclist Killed

January 13, 2017

ATHENS-Elm Street near Elmwood and Oak Wood apartments was closed until 11:30 Thursday night, January 12 due to a traffic accident. The  accident involving a car and bicycle resulted in the fatality of the bicyclist. The person’s name is not being released until his identity is confirmed and family notified.


Madison Police arrest subject for robbery to an individual and are seeking information on the second suspect.

January 11, 2017

MADISON – The Madison Police are asking for the help of the public in locating a suspct in a robbery that took place on Tuesday, January 10: “Yesterday at 3:00pm, Madison Police responded to an armed robbery of an individual in the parking lot of 8066 Madison Blvd. Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim knew […]


Purser In Jail Charged With 573 Counts Of Child Pornography

January 11, 2017

FLORENCE-Press release from the Florence Police Department on the arrest of Mark Anthony Purser.  Purser is wanted on  573 counts of child pornography possession has surrendered to authorities in Maryland: “On April 13, 2016, a search warrant was obtained for 1306 Dayton St. in Florence, Alabama for child pornography. During the search Detectives recovered Computers, DVD’s […]


Arrested For DUI Suspect Left Two Children Home Alone

January 9, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect who has been charged with DUI and Child Endangerment: “April Johnson was arrested at 0430 on 01-07-17 and charged with DUI. During that encounter she said nothing about having any children. The following afternoon, 0-07-17 at 4:30 in the afternoon officers were […]


Four Car Accident Near Moulton … One Fatality

January 6, 2017

MOULTON-THe ALEA reports a 4 car crash near Moulton taking the life of one woman on Thursday, January 5: “A four-vehicle crash at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, January 5, has claimed the life of a Moulton woman.  Barbara N. Terry, 71, was seriously injured when the 2005 Ford Freestyle she was driving collided with a 2013 […]


Stolen Property Recovered, Suspects in Custody

January 6, 2017

MERIDIANVILLE-The Madison County Sheriff’s Office released a statement concerning the arrest of two suspects after a search warrant was issued on Monday, January 2: “Sheriff Blake Dorning announced that on Monday, January 2, 2017 a search warrant was executed on room 28 of the Charles Motel in Meridianville, Alabama. The search of this room yielded […]


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