Taking Action Against Crime

Three People Sentenced to Life in Prison

Judge Johnny Hardwick had a busy day of sentencing today as he handed out life sentences to three people today. District Attorney Daryl Bailey announces that 26-year old Marquis Cheatham of Montgomery and 24 year old Dominque Atkinson of Wilmington, NC… continue reading ›

Greenville Girl Fight

Greenville Police say a fight at Dunbar Park was anything but normal. They say the fight on Sunday involved eighth and ninth grade girls fighting over comments one girl made about another… continue reading ›

Inmate Stabbed at Elmore Correctional Facility

Authorities say an inmate is recovering after having been stabbed in a fight with two other inmates inside the Elmore Correctional Facility. Alabama Department of Corrections spokesman Bob Horton confirmed the Tuesday stabbing. Horton says the unidentified injured inmate was treated… continue reading ›

Suspect Arrested in Wind Creek Casino Shooting

A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting that occurred Saturday, April 9, and resulted in one man being hospitalized. Joseph Terry Grubbs, age 52, 403 Turkey Creek Road, Mathews, AL, was arrested April 10 at approximately 9:30 pm. … continue reading ›

MPD Officer Charged with Sodomy

A Montgomery police officer has been arrested and charged with second-degree sodomy in connection with a sexual assault. A court affidavit says 23-year-old Morris Leon Williams is charged with sexually assaulting an adult woman unable to consent "by reason of… continue reading ›

Woman Pleads Guilty to Wal-Mart Check Cashing Scheme

Montgomery, Ala. – Audrey Valisha Porterfield, 44, of Montgomery, Alabama, pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiring to steal federal funds, announced George L. Beck, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama. Previously, all six of Porterfield’s co-defendants pleaded guilty to the same… continue reading ›

Man Charged in Tallapoosa Co. Shooting

On Sunday March 27, at approximately 12:30 am, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a shooting which reportedly occurred on Hayes Mill Road in Tallapoosa County. Upon the arrival of Deputies and Investigators with the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s… continue reading ›