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Update From Florence Police Regarding The Sunday Night Shooting In Florence

November 7, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the shooting death of Judy Staten and the arrest of Eric Bailey a suspect in the shooting of Staten o Sunday, November 5: “On November 5, 2017, at approximately 11:36pm, officers responded to a call for a welfare check regarding a subject located on N Franklin Street […]


Florence Police Looking For Suspect In Weekend Burglaries

November 7, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department release a statement concerning a rash of business burglaries over the weekend, November 3 – 5: “Florence Police Criminal Investigations Division are investigating a string of Business Burglaries that occurred over the weekend.  Several business to include, Pizza Hut 800blk of Cox Creek Pkwy., Cash Express 1500blk of Darby Dr., and […]


Madison County Inmate Found Unresponsive In Cell

November 7, 2017

MADISON COUNTY-Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning released a statement concernig the death of an inmate who was found unresponsive i his cell on Saturday, November 4: “Sheriff Blake Dorning announced today that on November 4, 2017 Inmate Brian Dallas W/M 40 years of age was found unresponsive in his cell and transported to Huntsville Hospital […]


UPDATE: Suspect Arrested In Sunday Homicide

November 6, 2017

  UPDATE:   Eric Bailey, 49 from Florence, Al, has been charged with the Murder of Judy Staten. Investigators spoke with several witness and citizens that came forward with information concerning this case.  Mr Bailey is currently in the Lauderdale County Detention Center. FLORENCE– Florence Police have identified the victim from Sunday’s shooting as Judy Staten, 38 […]


One-Vehicle Accident Near Athens Claims One Life

November 6, 2017

ATHENS-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a one-vehicle accident that took the life of a nineteen-year-old man near Athens on Sunday, November 5: ” A single-vehicle crash at 6:50 p.m. Sunday, November 5, has claimed the life of a Somerville man. Aaron James Garlen, 19, was killed when the 2009 Mazda 6i he was driving left […]


Florence Police Are Ivestigating Possible Homicide

November 6, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning a shooting that took place overnight on Sunday, November 5.  Officers were notified about the shooting around 11 PM on Sunday night:  “Florence police are currently working a possible homicide in the 300 block of S Magnolia St. At approximately 11pm on Nov 5th Officers received a call on […]


Dekalb County Sheriff’s Department Make Several Weekend Arrests

October 31, 2017

DEKALB COUNTY-The Dekalb County Sheriff’s Department released a statement concerning several arrests made on October 29 and 30: “On October 29th the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a homeowner on Hwy117 in Valley Head to find two subjects in his house. The homeowner held the subjects, Robert Brewster 34 of Valley Head, and […]


Athens Police Arrest Suspect After Scuffle…Suspect Charged With Assult 2nd Degree

October 30, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Monday, October 30.  The suspect has been charged with Assault 2nd Degree and FTA: “This morning the police department received a call of a person in a residence on West Hobbs Street trespassing. The person left before officers arrived. Dispatchers […]


One Dead…One Injured After One-Car Crash In Dekalb County

October 29, 2017

DEKALB COUNTY-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic fatality in Dekalb County on Friday, October 27 resulting in the death of one person: “A single-vehicle crash at 9:55 p.m. Friday, October 27, has claimed the life of a Virginia man. Ernest Lynn Barnhouse, 49, was killed when the KIA Sorento, in which he was […]


BOLO Issued For Madison Teen

October 26, 2017

MADISON-The Madison Police Department issued a BOLO on Thursday, October 26 for a 16-year-old male : “The Madison Police Department is currently searching for 16-year-old, Jeremiah Soos. Jeremiah is a 5’8”, 200lbs black male with dark colored eyes and black hair. It is unknown what clothing Jeremiah was wearing when he left. Jeremiah has connections […]


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