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Florence Police Investigate Weekend Stabbing

August 22, 2017

FLORENCE-Thje Florence Police Department released a statement concerning a stabbing that took place on Sunday, August 20.  Anyone with information should contact The Florence Police Department: “Andrea Kilpatrick, W/F, 39yoa, Florence, Al. Michael Forsythe, W/M, 33yoa, Florence, Al. On 8-20-17 Patrol Officers responded to a stabbing call at Budget Inn on Florence Blvd. When officers […]


Athens Police Arrest One Suspect For Robbery With ShotsFired And A Second Man Arrested For Receving Stolen Property 1st

August 22, 2017

ATHENS-Two Cases of note from Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson.  On Sunday, August 20 Attempted Robbery with Shots Fired and on Friday, August 18 asuspect was charged with Receiving Stolen Property 1st: “Yesterday morning shortly after 11:00 the police department received a 911 call about an attempted robbery and shorts fired in the 400 block […]


Man arrested in Russellville for Child Abuse And Domestic Violence 2nd

August 18, 2017

RUSSELLVILLE-Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver issued a statement regarding the arrest of a suspect on charges of Child Abuse  and Domestic Violence 2nd: “Investigators with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office were contacted by Russellville Hospital Emergency Room at approximately 5:00 p.m. yesterday, Thursday, August 17th concerning a child that had been brought in with a […]


Madison County Police Seeking Identity Of Woman Found Dead Near Ditto Landing

August 17, 2017

MADISON COUNTY-The Madison County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement regarding the discovery of a body near Ditto Landing on Wednesday, August 16: “The Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to an area West of Ditto Landing on August 16, 2017 at approximately 1700 hours. The call was in reference to a body being found in the Tennessee […]


BOLO Issued For Armed And Dangerous Suspect Wanted By Tuscumbia Police

August 16, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-Tuscumbia Police are looking for a suspect who should be considered armed and dangerous. The suspect is wanted for attempted murder in connection with a shooting in the parking lot of a gas station at the intersection of W.F. Garner Drive and U.S Highway 72 on Saturday night, August 12. The suspect in question is William […]


Two Teens Charged In Monday Night Homicide

August 15, 2017

MADISON-The two suspects have been charged in the murder that took place on Monday night at Publix located at 12070 County Line Road. After going through surveillance video, police determined identified the suspects as  Jakobe Carter, 18, of Phenix City, and Arron Jones, 17, of Birmingham. Their murder charges are connected to a homicide during first-degree […]


UPDATE: Suspects In Custody In Relation To County Line Road Murder

August 15, 2017

UPDATE-Madison Police Advisory: HOMICIDE SUSPECTS ARE IN CUSTODY FROM PUBLIX.  MADISON-The Madison Police are investigating a homicide that took place at the Publix Shopping Center.  Workers doing renovations on the Publix Shopping Center at 12070 County Line Road found a coworker’s body around 11:30 on Monday night, August 14. When police first arrived on scene  they believed […]


One Dead After Single-Vehicle Crash Near Elgin

August 13, 2017

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-ALEA reports a traffic death from a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Sunday, August 13: “A single-vehicle crash at 10:40 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, has claimed the life of a Leoma, Tn., man. Jonathan Wade Gooch, 28, was killed when the 1977 GMC pickup he was driving struck several concrete barriers and then a […]


Drug Bust Nets Arrest Of Two Suspects…One Suspect Claiming His Name Is Yahweh

August 11, 2017

HARTSELLE-The Morgan County Drug Task Force Agents released a statement concerning a drug bust that took place in Hartselle on Thursday, August 10: “On Thursday, August 10th, 2017, Morgan County Drug Task Force Agents, along with Hartselle Police Officers, executed a narcotics search warrant at 1642 Sparkman Street, SW in Hartselle. Agents had conducted a […]


Traffic Stop In Florence…Suspected Arrested For Trafficking Marijuana

August 11, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Thursday, August 10: “Demarious Leon Bates, B/M 36yoa, Muscle Shoals. Harassment, Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Mischief, Attempting to Elude, and trafficking Marijuana. Officer with the Florence Police Department conducted a traffic stop for Failure to Signal. The vehicle stopped on N. Franklin […]


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