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Brazelle To Be Sent Before Grand Jury On Sexual Abuse Charges

July 3, 2014

FLORENCE —Oliver Brazelle, 80 the former music and youth director of the Sheffield First United Methodist Church in Sheffield has waived his preliminary hearing.  The hearing was held on Wednesday, July 2nd.  His case will now proceed to the grand jury. Brazelle is charged with Second Degree Sexual Abuse and One Count of Second Degree […]


Do You Recognize This Man

July 2, 2014

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department needs your help in locating this man wanted for  burglarizing D&D Market early this morning.  He is shown below in a video taken at the time of the break in. If you recognize this man or have information about this crime please call FPD at 256-768-2728


Man Arrested In Morgan County For Possession of Child Pornography

July 2, 2014

MORGAN COUNTY-Morgan County Sheriff’s Department Special Victis’ Unit made an arrest of a man in possession of child pronography.  Here is How The Sheriff’s Department describe the event: “The Morgan County Special Victims’ Unit, Investigator Charles Radke arrested Clifton Leroy Goodwin, W/M, 53 years old, of 3383 Wilhite Road, Falkville, Alabama on July 2, 2014. […]


Florence Police Blotter Reports 06/18/14 – 06/26/14

July 2, 2014

06/18/14: Criminal Mischief 3rd-Generic in the 200 block of Edgewood Drive in florence.  Damage to a window in the amount of $300.00. Theft of Property/Burglary 3rd in the 100 block of North Orleans Street in Florence.  Taken an XBox 360 black value $200.00, a Vizio 42″ LCD TV value $300.00, a lawn mower green value […]


Traffic Stop Nets One On Possession Of Controlled Substance

July 1, 2014

DECATUR-The Decatur Police Department’s Anti-Crime Unit made a traffic stop of a Ford Explorer and made an arrest  for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Tampering with Physical Evidence.  Here is how the Decatur Police describe events: SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: “On June 27, 2014 Officers with the Decatur Police Department’s Anti-Crime Unit were patrolling in […]


Sheffield Police Blotter 06/20/14 – 06/29/14

June 30, 2014

06/19/14: Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle in the 800 Block of N. Columbia Ave. Taken was a wallet containing personal ID and debit cards. 06/20/14: Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree in the 200 block of S. Montgomery Ave. Driver’s side window of a 2012 Caravan was broken. Value $300.00. 06/22/2014: Theft of Property 3rd Degree. […]


Hartselle Man Arrested On Possession Of Child Pornography

June 27, 2014

HARTSELLE-A Hartselle man was arrested on Thursday, June 26, 2014 on charges of Possession of Child Poronography.  Here is how Sheriff Ana Franklin describes the arrest: “The Morgan County Special Victims Unit Investigators, Sgt. Pete Taylor and Investigator Charles Radke arrested Mr. Bret Andrew Bradford, W/M, 42 years old, of 472 Natural Bridge Road, Hartselle, […]


Morgan County Drug Task Force Execute Search Warrant….Two Arrested On Drug Charges

June 26, 2014

HARTSELLE– On Wednesday, June 25, 2014 the Morgan county Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a home in Hartselle. Here is how Sheriff Ana Franklin describes the events : “Wednesday, June 25, 2014, the Morgan County Drug Task Force executed a Search Warrant at the residence located at 72 Lockhart Rd. in Hartselle, Al. Agents […]


Two Arrested After Fight Breaks Out In Parking Lot Of A Decatur Apartment Complex

June 26, 2014

DECATUR- A Decatur Police Officer was responding to a trespassing call at an apartment complex at the intersection of West Moulton and 8th Avenue SW in Decatur when a fight between two females broke out.    Here is how the Decatur Police describe events leading up to the arrest of the two women: SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE […]


Drug Bust For Spice….One Arrested

June 25, 2014

DECATUR–The Decatur Police Department conducted an investigation into the possibility of Synthetic Cannabinoids being sold at an apartment in Decatur.  Here is how they describe the events leading up to the arrest of Lamar Stevenson: SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: “During the month of June 2014, Investigators with the Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit received complaints […]


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