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Suspect Indicted On Sexual Abuse Charges Stemming From April Incident

October 17, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police issued a statement regarding the grand jury’s decision to indict a suspect on charges of Sexual Abuse: “Gerald L Crittenden, B/M 27yoa, Killen, Al Mr Crittenden was arrested on a Grand Jury Indictment for Sexual Abuse, he is in the Lauderdale County Detention Center on a $25,000.00 bond. Mr Crittenden has been […]


Car Crashes Into Florence Home One Killed

October 17, 2017

FLORENCE-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a one-vehicle crash that took the life of a Florence man on Tuesday,October 17: “A one vehicle crash at 7:30 a.m. today, October 17, 2017 has claimed the life of a Florence man. Jerry Wayne Jones, 62, was killed when the 1978 GMC pickup he was driving ran off […]


Friday 13th Drug Round-up In Colbert And Franklin Counties Net 140 Arrests

October 14, 2017

COLBERT and FRANKLIN COUNTIES-The Sheffield Police along with several other law enforcement agencies and the Colbert County Drug Task Force conducted a drug round-up on Friday, October 13. Authorities worked throughout the day locating the 80 people who had arrest warrants as the result of the investigation. By the end of the day, 42 had been […]


Decatur Police Asking Public’s Help In Locating Missing Teen

October 11, 2017

DECATUR-The Decatur Police released a statement concerning a missing 14-year-old girl on Wednesday, October 11.  They are asking for the public’s help in locating this girl. “On 10/11/2017, 14-year-old Irma Maria Diego-Gomez was reported missing to the Decatur Police Department. Diego-Gomez was last seen at approximately 7:45 AM when she left for school in Decatur. When Diego-Gomez did not arrive […]


Arrest Made In Deadly Hit And Run Accident

October 10, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department held a press conference on Tuesday, October 10 in the hit and run death of  Kevin Doherty, 57.  Doherty was hit and killed on Friday, October 6 as he was traveling in the 2300 block of Cloyd Blvd in his wheelchair.   According to investigators it is believed the driver left […]


Florence Police Ask For Help From Public In Deadly Hit-And-Run Accident

October 10, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the hit-and-run accident that took the life of Kevin Allan Doherty on Friday, October 6:     OCTOBER 10 “On October 6, 2017, at approximately 8:20 pm, Florence Police Officers responded to the area of Cloyd Blvd and Mall Rd to a report of a pedestrian that […]


Friday Night Hit-And-Run….Pedestrian Dies….Police Searching for Driver of SUV

October 7, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police report a traffic accident that occurred on Friday, October 6 involving a pedestrian and a SUV: “Last night Florence Police along with Florence Fire, Shoals Ambulance, and Air Evac responded to a traffic accident involving a pedestrian in the 2300 block of Cloyd Blvd. On arrival they found Kevin Doherty, W/M 57yoa […]


Florence Man Arrested After Grand Jury Indictment Of Rape 1st Degree

October 6, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement regarding the arrest of a suspect on a grand jury warrant. The suspect was charged with Rape 1st Degree in July: “Maxwell Marquez Thompson,18 of  Florence was arrested on Friday. October 6. Mr Thompson was arrested at the Florence High School this afternoon on a warrant for Rape 1st […]


Several Arrests From Wednesday, October 4 In Florence

October 5, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Depatment released a couple arrest made on Wednesday, October 4:   Mr Carr was arrest after he was trespassing on private property and identified as having warrants. When Officer Jason Hodges attempted to talk to Mr Carr he fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit Mr Carr was caught and arrested. […]


Arrest Made In Sheffield Shooting

October 4, 2017

SHEFFIELD-The Sheffield Police Department has made an arrest in the shooting of a 57-year-old Florence man on Saturday, September 30. Dennis Terrill Nunnery, 43 of Southeast 20th Street, Sheffield has been arrested and charged with first-degree assault, attempted murder and shooting into an occupied vehicle.   According to investigators the victim was shot while sitting inside […]


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