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Meth Lab Found In Trunk After Routine Traffic Stop….One Arrested

July 10, 2014

DECATUR-The Decatur Police Department’s Patrol Division made a routine traffic stop which resulted in the arrest of one man on several charges including Unlawful Manufacture of a Controlled Substance after finding what appeared to be a Meth Lab in the trunk of the auto.  Here is how the Decatur Police Department describe the arrest: SYNOPSIS […]


Florence Police Blotter 06/26/14 – 07/08/14

July 10, 2014

06/26/14: Theft 1st-Miscellaneous in the 2100 block of Florence Blvd.  Taken from ATM $1300.00 and 2 store deposits -monies and checks in the amount of $6000.00. 06/27/14: Property Damage in the 1300 block of Hermitage Drive.  Damage to a wood sign. 06/28/14: Burglary 3rd-Force Residence/Theft 1st-Theft From a Residence in the 400 block of Collier […]


Have You Seen This Man?

July 9, 2014

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department is investigating a theft case that took place on July 5th. Do you recognize the man in the Alabama T-Shirt? He is a suspect in a theft case. If you recognize this man, please call Det. Jerry Pearson at 256-760-6561 or text your tip to 274637 using keyword “FPDTIP” plus your […]


Update On First Metro Bank Robbery

July 7, 2014

FLORENCE-Robbery Update: Below is a photo of a vehicle that was in Christ Chapel Parking lot during the Robbery of First Metro on Thursday. The driver was described as a white female, middle aged, with brown hair. We believe that this female may have information about the robbery and are asking the community to assist in identifying her. […]


Burglary At Church Caught On Tape…Do You Know This Man?

July 7, 2014

FLORENCE-Florence Police Department  is investigating a burglary that occurred at Lee Heights Baptist Church. We have here  photos of the suspect in this case. If you recognized the person in the pictures  please contact the Florence Police Department  at 256-760-6610 or text your tip using keyword “FPDTIP” plus your message to 274637 .  


Break-In At Florence Pharmacy….Do You Know These Men?

July 4, 2014

FLORENCE-Florence Polic are looking for these two men: “The photos below were captured during an overnight pharmacy burglary at Florence Pharmacy on Veterans Drive. Both suspects in this case appear to be white males. If you have information about this crime please contact Florence Police at 256-768-2728 or text a tip to 274637 using keyword […]


Man Arrested After Woman Finds Him In Her Home

July 4, 2014

DECATUR-Decatur Police Department received a burglary call on Thursday, July 3rd.  Here is how they describe the events leading up to the arrest of one suspect: SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: “At about 11:30pm on July 3rd of 2014, the Decatur Police Department received a burglary call in the 500 block of Briarwood Drive SW. […]


Bank Robbery … First Metro Bank On Cloverdale Road

July 3, 2014

FLORENCE-Police are searching for a man who robbed First Metro Bank on Cloverdale Road in Florence.  The bank robbery took place around 11 a.m. Thursday, July 3rd. The police say the man was a white male heavy-set around 5’10” wearing a camouflage bandana over his face. Here are surveillance pictures of the suspect.  


Wear Your Seatbelt….Better Safe Than Sorry

July 3, 2014

DECATUR-Decatur Police Department’s Anti-Crime Unit made a routine traffic stop resulting in the arrest of one man for Possession of Marijuana 1st Degree.  Here is how the Decatur Police describe the arrest: SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: “On 07/02/2014 at approximately 1851hrs, members of the Decatur Police’s Anti-Crime Unit were on patrol near the intersection […]


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 […]


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