Taking Action Against Crime

MoneyGram to Pay Restitution for Fraudulent Wire Transfers

Attorney General Luther Strange today announced a settlement with Dallas-based MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc. The settlement resolves a multistate investigation which focused on complaints of consumers who used MoneyGram’s wire transfer service to send money to third parties involved in schemes to defraud consumers.… continue reading ›

Third Suspect Arrested in 2015 Homicide

Montgomery Police have arrested a third suspect in a 2015 homicide investigation. 18-year-old Jaderrian Hardy of Montgomery has been charged with one count of capital murder in the murder 18-year-old Brandon Brown of Montgomery. Hardy was charged Tuesday in the Montgomery County… continue reading ›

Pringle Convicted of 2013 Murder of His Cousin

District Attorney Daryl Bailey announces that 25 year old Nicktavus Pringle of Montgomery was convicted of Murder by a Montgomery County Jury this afternoon. The jury convicted Pringle for the murder of his cousin Demarcus Pringle. Demarcus Pringle was Montgomery’s 40th homicide… continue reading ›

Two Dead in Murder-Suicide Shooting

Police say a man shot his former girlfriend to death then killed himself in a central Alabama neighborhood. Trussville police Capt. Jeff Bridges told multiple news outlets that 26-year-old Brittaney Owens and 29-year-old Troy Green were found in separate vehicles… continue reading ›

MPD: Shooting Victim Not Critical

Montgomery Police say a person who was shot in the city overnight received injuries that were not life-threatening. Officers went to the shooting scene on East Patton Avenue, off Norman Bridge Road, around 11 o'clock. More on the story during… continue reading ›

Montgomery Police Searching for Wallet Thief

Montgomery Police Investigators are searching for an unknown female that stole a wallet. The victim mistakenly left the wallet at a register in a local store in Montgomery. Investigators say that the female made several withdrawals from the victim’s bank account shortly after the… continue reading ›

Montgomery Police Make Murder Arrest

  Montgomery police say they've made an arrest in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Gregory Smith of Selma. Smith was shot on Sunday,  Jan. 17. Detectives say they've charged Antuan Johnson, 21, of Montgomery with one count of capital murder. Johnson… continue reading ›

Lawmakers in Favor of Child Abuse Bill

The Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee was unanimously in favor of a bill proposed by Senator Clyde Chambliss to enact stiffer penalties against those who commit Aggravated Child Abuse. The bill, known as Winston's law, was inspired by a case currently… continue reading ›

23 Alabama Prisoners Exonerated since 1989

Four of those Alabama exonerations happened last year according to a report from The National Registry for Exonerations. It says there were 14 Alabama prisoners freed when murder or manslaughter charges were overturned. One involved a death row inmate. One… continue reading ›

Rewards Offered in Car Theft Cases

Central Alabama Crime Stoppers reports that two local car dealerships are each offering $1,000 rewards for information in two recent car thefts. On November 7th, a spokesman from Montgomery's Capitol Chevrolet says Adrian Lewis, 23, provided false documents and information to the… continue reading ›