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Florence Police Blotter Reports 05/28/14 – 06/03/14

June 9, 2014

05/28/14: Auto Theft in the 400 block of Howell Street in Florence.  Taken a 2005 Pontiac Grand AM Al tag 41G78W2 Vin#1G2NE52E85M124051  value unknown. Theft 3rd-Miscellaneous in the 2100 block of Helton Drive in Florence.  Taken an Apple IPad with blue case Serial # F5RKNYNEDFHW vale $450.00. Unauthorized use/Auto (Value Required) in the 300 block […]


UPDATE: The 5 Missing Childen From Florence Have Been Found

June 7, 2014

FLORENCE-The BOLO  for the five missing children has been cancelled. Officers said the five juveniles were located in Town Creek. They said the juveniles are now under DHR custody. Police said on Friday that the children were believed to be with their biological mother, Shiree Alann Rolllins, and endangered. Investigators said they believed Rollins was avoiding a court […]


Illegal Sale of Crack Arrest Has A Bit Of A Twist

June 7, 2014

 DECATUR-The Decatur Police unraveled an identity fraud while investigating an investigation into the illegal sale of crack cocaine.  Here is how events unfolded: “During the last several months, members of the Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit conducted an operation of the illegal sales of crack cocaine in the City Limits of Decatur. During the […]


Florence Police Seeking Info On These Five Men…..Suspects In A Theft Case

June 6, 2014

FLORENCE-The Florence Police are seeking the community’s assistance in identifying the men pictured below. These men  are suspects in a theft case. If you have information about this crime contact FPD by texting a tip to 274637 using key word “FPDTIP” or call Crime Stoppers at 256-386-8685.


Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Northern Alabama

June 6, 2014

The warning for Northern Alabama was issued Friday, Jun 6, 2014, 11:51 AM CDT NORTH ALABAMA-THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 240 IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN ALABAMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA CULLMAN LIMESTONE MADISON MORGAN IN NORTHEAST ALABAMA DEKALB […]


Complaints of drugs being sold at Apartment in Decatur leads to arrest of 2

June 6, 2014

DECATUR-Decatur Police Department received complaints of drug activity at 402 12th Avenue NW Apartment B in Decatur.  Here is what happened when the Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit investigated these complaints: SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: “During the months of May and June, 2014, investigators with the Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit had […]


Two Arrested Charged With Theft Second-Degree

June 4, 2014

DECATUR-Decatur Police were called to Wal-Mart on Spring Avenue SW in Decatur by the Loss Prevention Employee there.   Here is how the Decatur Police describe the incident. SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: “On June 1, 2014 at approximately 7:20 PM, the Decatur Police Department received a call about a theft in progress at Wal-Mart, […]


Important Animal Control Update

June 3, 2014

FLORENCE-A message from Florence Police Chief Ron Tyler concerning the Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter. Here is the statement from Chief Tyler: Important Animal Control Update:“Unfortunately, earlier today a dog at the Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter showed very strong indicators of having distemper. Distemper is a very contagious and generally fatal disease. As a result, I discussed the matter […]


Russellville Police Are Looking For This Man

June 3, 2014

RUSSELLVILLE-The Russellville Police Department is looking for Cornell Lamar Phillips.  According to the Russellville Police Department Phillips  is wanted for First Degree Armed Robbery that took place on June 2, 2014.   The armed robbery  took place on Filmore Street in Russellville. Police consider Phillips to be armed and dangerous.   Investigators believe he may be Colbert or Lauderdale County. […]


Do You Know This Man?

May 31, 2014

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department is asking anyone who my have information about this man to contact the Police Department at 256-760-6610 or text a tip to 274637 using keyword “FPDTIP” plus your message. This man is a suspect in a Theft Case.  


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