A football with cell phones stashed inside, three tennis balls packed with tobacco, and other items were found inside a backpack recovered in wooded area near Apalachee Correctional Institution Wednesday around 3 a.m. , and two men captured soon after that discovery were arrested in connection with the items. The Sneads Police Department was called to ACI after staff there ... Read More »
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T.O.P.S introduces the Youth program. Our youth will be on the move and speaking from their own perspective.
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A man reported missing Sunday in Ozark has been found dead. Robert Dylan Gunter, 20, of Ozark was found Wednesday about 250 yards into the woods near Alcuri Drive, close to where he was last seen. A volunteer search party found him. Early findings indicated Gunter died of a single gunshot wound. Ozark Police, the Dale County Sheriff’s Department, and ... Read More »
Daimeyon O’Neal faces an open count of murder in the shooting death of 25-year-old Marianna resident Kaycha Smith, according to law enforcement officials. A gun believed to be used in the killing has been confiscated. It was found at a residence in Bay County sometime after O’Neal’s arrest. Smith’s body was found April 27 in an isolated grassy area about ... Read More »
The Pennsylvania judge who presided over Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial is releasing the identities of the jurors who deadlocked in the case. Judge Steven O’Neill ruled Wednesday that the jurors’ names should be made public. He says jurors may not discuss what other jurors said during deliberations. A mistrial was declared Saturday in Cosby’s sex assault trial after the ... Read More »
On 6-19-17 at approximately 7:51 p.m. the Fugitive Apprehension Division of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Cottondale Police Department and the Florida Highway Patrol, took Shannon Lee Harrison into custody at a residence on Zion St. in Cottondale Florida. Harrison was reported as an escapee from the Houston County Community Correctional Facility on Saturday, June 17th after ... Read More »
A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for Alanda McCoy, last seen in the area of the 6000 block of Berry Hill Road in Milton, who was last seen wearing a yellow spaghetti-strapped tank top, a light colored skirt and blue flip flops. The child may be in the company of William Kavchak. William goes by Billy. They may be ... Read More »
LOWNDESBORO, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation is releasing photos of an unidentified woman who is considered a “person of interest” in the armed robbery and shooting of an employee at a gas station in Lowndes County. The shooting happened on June 12 at the Marathon gas station on U.S. Highway 80 and Alabama Hwy. 21. The ... Read More »
Stephen Dinkle of Ariton who made headlines as a former KKK leader convicted of burning a cross in Ozark, has now been found guilty of sexual abuse of his girlfriend. District Attorney Kirk Adams confirmed a Dale County jury found Dinkle guilty Monday afternoon of first degree sexual abuse. Investigators say they found video on Dinkle’s computer of several people ... Read More »
Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday declared a statewide State of Emergency in anticipation of severe weather moving through Alabama starting on Tuesday. The National Weather Service is forecasting significant flash flooding possible Tuesday through Thursday as tropical moisture moves northward into the state. The National Weather Service predicts heavy rain combined with the current saturated soil conditions will result in ... Read More »
A judge is refusing to dismiss murder charges against an Alabama inmate who has been held in jail for a decade without a trial. Houston County Circuit Judge Kevin Moulton wrote in a Friday order that there is no evidence the state purposely delayed the case against Kharon Davis. Davis is charged in the 2007 shooting death of Pete Reaves. ... Read More »
LISTEN: Couple’s emotional 911 call after being held hostage by escaped Georgia inmates TN 911 call from homeowners that captured GA escapees
Authorities released the 9-1-1 call from an elderly couple allegedly held captive by two escaped Georgia inmates accused of killing two prison guards. According to authorities, Ricky Dubose and Donnie Rowe forced their way into a home in Shelbyville, Tennessee and held the couple hostage at gunpoint for about three hours. The escapees allegedly ate soup, and stole shoes, clothing ... Read More »
On 06/17/2017 Investigators arrested and charged 22 year old Quderius Robinson, of Chloe Court and 24 year old Elijha Martin, of Judson Street, with two counts of Burglary 1st degree, Rape 1st degree, and Sodomy 1st degree. The investigation revealed that Robinson and Martin, armed with a handgun, broke into an occupied residence located in the 500 block of Fourth ... Read More »
We wouldn’t be where we are today if it weren’t for the ones who came before us. That’s why we observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15th, 2017, a proclamation signed by Governor Kay Ivey. The Dale County Human Resources center in Ozark is reminding the community to support those who often times cannot support themselves. “I feel ... Read More »
Two arrests have been made in connection with the armed robbery and firearm assault that occurred at Larry’s Restaurant. Investigators have arrested and charged 23 year old Joeron Earl Griffin, of Walnut Street, with Robbery 1st degree and Assault 1st degree. Bond has been set at $90,000. Investigators have arrested and charged 26 year old Wyzell Bernard Franklin, of N. ... Read More »
Investigators arrested and charged 30 year old Calvin Ray Pitts, of D. Hodge Road Cottonwood, with Theft of Property 1st degree on Wednesday. This was in connection with a stolen car from the 3300 block of S. Oates Street that occurred on the 10th of June. Bond has been set at $30,000. Read More »