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One Suspect Arrested And Charged With Theft 1st And Elderly Exploitation 1st

March 13, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Friday, March 10.  The suspect was arrested and charged with Theft 1st and Exploitation of an Elderly Person 1st: “Cynthia McKeller, 46, of Harvest was arrested on Friday and charged with Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Person 1st, and Theft of […]


O’Neal Bridge To Close For Construction March 11 and 12

March 10, 2017

THE SHOALS– The O’Neal Bridge will be closed Saturday March 11 from 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM and Sunday March 12, from  7:00 AM until 5:00 PM for construction. Please use alternate routes on these two days.


Search Warrant Results in Child Pornography Arrest

March 9, 2017

HUNTSVILLE-The Madison County Sheriff’s Office released a statement concerning the execution of a search warrant resulting in the arrest of one man on Thursday, March 9: “Sheriff Dorning announced today that The Department of Homeland Security and the Madison county Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the 500 block of Executive Dr. Huntsville Alabama. […]


Shooting Over Night In Tuscumbia…One Dead

March 9, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-Tuscumbia Police are investigating a shooting that took place early Thursday morning, March 9. One person is dead after the shooting that took place around 1:30 A.M. at a home on Oak Drive.  Authorities have identified the victim as Derrick Bates, 37. Tuscumbia police are investigating an overnight shooting that left one person dead. Police […]


Two Suspects Arrested In Florida Stemming From Sexual Abuse Charges From 2016

March 8, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department held a press conference today, Wednesday, March 8 regarding sexual abuse charges against two suspects: “Earlier today the Florence Police Department was notified that authorities in Cape Coral, Florida, had arrested Jenise Spurgeon, 52, on outstanding felony warrants with the Florence Police Department. The warrants stem from an ongoing investigation into […]


Multiple Arrests Following Search Warrant in NW Madison County

March 8, 2017

TONEY-The Madison County Sheriff released a statement concerning An execution of a search warrant on Tuesday, March 7 by the Sheriff’s office and the SWAT team: “Sheriff Blake Dorning announced today that in the early morning hours on March 7, 2017 the Madison County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team executed a search warrant for the Sheriff’s […]


Taxi Driver Assaulted…Robbed Overnight…Suspect In Custody

March 7, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department report a robbery of a taxi driver on Monday, March 6: “Gina Oliver, 24, of Florence was arrested overnight following an altercation with a taxi driver. Just before midnight Florence police responded to a reported robbery in Cherry Hill Homes. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the taxi driver. The taxi driver […]


Man Arrested In Athens…Charged With Theft By Deception

March 7, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning the arrest on Saturday, March 4.  The suspect was arrested and charged with theft by deception: “Saturday evening Benjamin Franklin Terry Jr was arrested on a warrant for theft by deception second degree. The warrant was obtained by Investigator Jonathan Caldwell after the police department received […]


Limestone County Sheriff Seeks Help From Public In Locating Missing Teen

March 6, 2017

LIMESTONE COUNTY-The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen. The teen, David Allen Cook, 17 has been missing from his residence since February 19. Cook is 6 feet tall and weighs 180 pounds. If anyone knows the whereabouts or has any information please call 256.232.0111.    


Suspects Charged With 18 Additional Charges In East Florence Burglaries

March 6, 2017

FLORENCE-On March 2 two suspects were arrested and charged with burglary.  The Florence Police Department released a statement on Monday, March 6 stating additional charges against these suspects and the arrest of another suspect after further investigation: “Zachary Tyler Cartwright and Christopher Cody Masters are back in the news this morning. They are now charged […]


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