Author: Mandy McQueen

Deadline for STAR ID is Around the Corner, What You Need to Know

(Source: ALEA) Millions hop on a plane each year to travel, either for family vacations, reunions or business. Every time you go through airport security, TSA checks your driver’s license. However, starting Oct. 1, they will be looking for an additional small star. “The STAR ID, it came around after the 911 attacks on the United States of America. The…

UPDATE: 1 Suspect in Custody after Armed Robbery Which Left Cashier Injured

The Tuskegee Police Department has taken one suspect into custody in connection to an armed robbery that left one cashier injured. According to Sgt. Kimberly Johnson, a 16-year-old male of Tuskegee, has been taken into custody. Due to the suspect in custody being a juvenile police are unable to provide his name. The second suspect is still being sought. During…

2 Brothers Charged After Home Invasion in Tuskegee

The Tuskegee Police Department has taken a suspect into custody after an early morning home invasion and  pursuit. According to Sgt. Kimberly Johnson, officers responded to a complaint of an unknown subject knocking on doors in the Campbell Dr. area of Tuskegee at approximately 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning. A 90-year-old female advised police that an unknown suspect had made entry…

Tuskegee Police Investigating Strong Armed Robbery

The Tuskegee Police Department is investigating a strong armed robbery which occurred on Friday at a business in Tuskegee. According to a press release by the Tuskegee Police Department, officers responded to the 2800 block of W. Martin Luther King Highway at approximately 09:00 p.m. on Dec. 27. Police gathered that two male suspects, wearing masks,  entered the business armed…

2 in Custody, 1 Wanted After Robbing AT&T Store in Andalusia

Two suspects are in custody and another is wanted after an AT&T store in Andalusia was robbed last weekend. According to the Andalusia Police Department, Treyvon Belgrave, 23, and Salita Shomeo, 25, have been charged with robbery second degree, theft of property first degree, and criminal mischief second degree. Their bonds have been set at $43,000 each. There is currently…

7-Year-Old Eclectic Boy Diagnosed with Rare Condition; Community to Host Benefit Program

(Source: Bentley’s Medical Fundraiser) Residents in Elmore County are coming together to help one 7-year-old boy, get the medical treatments and expertise he needs.    Bentley Dugan of Eclectic has suffered from seizures for two to three years. In October of 2019, Doctors at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham diagnosed him with SCN1B, a brain mutation in the sodium channel, and Brugada Syndrome which…

Security Guard Shot and Killed at Enterprise Lounge

A security guard has died after being shot in the back at a lounge in Enterprise, according to the Enterprise Police Department. EPD released a statement saying that Stevie Lamaric Franklin, 42, of Troy was shot during a fight between “a large group of individuals” at the Daleville Lounge on 809 Daleville Avenue early Sunday morning. Franklin was taken to…

6-Year-Old Severely Injured in Drive-By Shooting in Dallas County

Authorities in Dallas County are trying to find those responsible for a drive-by shooting that severely injured a six-year-old child. According to CrimeStoppers, a vehicle stopped in front of a home in the 100 block of County Road 465 in Dallas County between 10 and 11 p.m. Monday and fired multiple rounds at the home. Residents were inside asleep at…

4 Farm Animals, Including Zebra Killed in Covington County

(Source: Covington County Sheriff’s Office) Authorities in Covington County are working to find those responsible for killing four animals including a zebra at a farm in south Alabama. According to Covington County Sheriff Blake Turman, a zebra, a cow and two miniature horses were shot multiple times on Academy Drive Thursday night or Friday morning. A $5000 reward is being…