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Four Arrested In Tuesday Afternoon Robbery

March 14, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement concerning a robbery that took place on Tuesday, March 13.  Four suspects are in custody: Robbery – At approximately 5:30 pm Florence Police received a call concerning a Robbery that just occurred in the 1800 block of Chisholm Rd. The four offenders were reported leaving in a black older […]

Three Arrested In Athens…Charged With Trafficking Meth

March 14, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement concerning the arrest of three suspects on Monday, March 12.  The suspects have been charged with drug trafficking and are in the Limestone County Jail: “Last night investigators with our department executed a search warrant at 132 Christopher Circle. In the residence investigators located 96.6 grams of methamphetamine, […]

Two Arrested In Decatur…Charged With Drug Trafficking

March 12, 2018

DECATUR-The Decatur Police Department relased a statement concerning the arrst of two suspects on drug charges on Saturday, March 10: “During the months of February and March of 2018, investigators with the Decatur Police Department’s Vice/Narcotics Unit received multiple complaints of drug activity from Mill Road, within the police jurisdiction of Decatur. During the investigation, […]

Mayor Underwood Address Public On Installation Of Speed Bump On Hook Street

March 12, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-The City of Tuscumbia has received several questions concerning the installiation of a speed bump on Hook Street.  Mayor Kerry Underwood released a statement addressing the questions: A Message From The Mayor: “In the interest of transparency, I would like to take a moment to respond to some questions that we have had regarding the […]

Death In Lauderdale County Ruled Homicide

March 10, 2018

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-On Thursday, March 8 the body of Tommy  Blevins, 62 was found by his caregiver.  Belvins was found in his home off of County Road 94 according to reports from the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office. Blevin’s body was sent for an autopsy and this case is now classified as a homicide investigation.  Investigators are […]

Sally Smith Director of AASB Makes Statement On “Smart on Safety Initiative”

March 7, 2018

MONTGOMERY-Sally Smith J.D. the executive Director of the Alabama Association of School Boards released a statement on Tuesday,March 6 regarding Governor Ivey’s “Smart on Safety Initiative” “The governor’s announcement today outlining the Smart on Safety Initiative demonstrates exactly the kind of sensible, strategic leadership we need to address school security and student safety in Alabama. […]

Florence Police On Phone Scams Involving Local Police Departments In North Alabama

March 7, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement on Wednesday, March 7 concerning scams involving the Police Departments in the area.  Florence PD in this statement informs the public on what to expect if you receive a call from Florence PD: “The Florence Police Department  would like to let you know that Florence Police Department does […]

Lauderdale County Sheriff Report Scam In The Area

March 5, 2018

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-On Monday, March 5 the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office issued a release concerning a scam involving the sheriff’s office: “We have been made aware of a new scam involving a subject claiming to be a Lauderdale County Deputy. The subject calls from a number which appears on caller ID to be a legitimate number of […]

Man Arrested For Theft Of Property 1st

March 5, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence olice Department released a statement concerning the arrest of a subject on Sunday, March 4.  the suspect has been charged with Theft of Property 1st  Degree: “On 3/4/18 FPD responded to Budget Inn on Florence Blvd concerning a left of a vehicle. The victim, Laura Nayeli from Nevada, stated that someone took her […]

Hit-And-Run Garners Attempted Murder Charges Against Athens Man

March 3, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement on Friday, March 2 concerning the arrest of a sspect on attempted mrder charges steming from a hit-and-run on Monday, February 26: “Monday the police department received a call from the Athens Limestone Hospital about a person involved in an accident that had come to the emergency […]

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