Author: Mandy McQueen

Mother of Missing Florida Girl Charged with Giving False Information and Child Neglect

UPDATE: The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has charged Brianna Williams, 27, with giving false information to police and child neglect. Williams is the mother of missing 5-year-old Taylor Rose Williams from Jacksonville, Florida . Williams was hospitalized earlier this afternoon after an apparent overdose and is in serious condition. The child’s remains have not yet been officially identified. Taylor Williams has…

Tuscaloosa Man Arrested After Slashing Baby Trump Balloon

(Source Tuscaloosa Police Department) One Tuscaloosa man was arrested on Saturday after slashing a “Baby Trump” balloon. According to the Tuscaloosa Police Department, officers responded to the 1500 block of Hackberry Lane on a disturbance call around 1 p.m. Upon arrival, officers observed Hoyt Deau Hutchinson, 32,  of Tuscaloosa, cut into the “Baby Trump” balloon, and then attempt to run…

Missing Person Search Underway in Demopolis

The Demopolis Police Department is currently assisting the FBI and out of state agencies in the search of a missing person around the Demopolis area. The DPD posted to Facebook asking citizens to try and avoid the areas with a high police presence as much as possible. Demopolis Police Chief has confirmed to Alabama News Network that this is not…

Beth Holloway Joins the Search for Aniah Blanchard

Beth Holloway has joined the search for missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard. Texas Equusearch made the announcement on Saturday by posting pictures to Facebook. Beth Holloway’s daughter, Natalee Holloway, went missing in Aruba in 2005. Texas EquuSearch also assisted in the search for Natalee. There are a total of 11 agencies actively searching for Blanchard.   (Source: Texas EquuSearch – TXEQ) ORIGINAL…

1 Injured, 1 Arrested After Friday Night Shooting

(Source: Montgomery Police Department)One man is behind bars while another is fighting for his life after a shooting on Friday night in Montgomery. According to Montgomery Police Department Sgt. David Hicks, officers and Fire Medics responded to the 3300 block of East Tuskegee Circle around 10:10 p.m. Once on scene, officers found an adult male suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds….

Montgomery Man Charged with Greenville Bank Robbery

Gillispie Fannin (Source: Greenville Police Department) A Montgomery man was arrested Thursday in connection with a robbery at the Community Neighborhood Bank in Greenville. According to Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn,  Gillispie Fannin, 29, from Montgomery, was charged with 2nd-degree Robbery and placed in the Butler County Jail.  Fannin was already on federal probation for another Robbery charge. Lovvorn says…

World’s First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Roll Into Montgomery

(Source: Alabama News Network)The world’s first hydrogen fuel cell sport utility vehicle is now rolling through the streets of Montgomery. Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama announced on Friday that they would be loaning the Hyundai Nexo to both Governor Kay Ivey and the city of Montgomery for an extended test drive and evaluation period. The Hyundai Nexo is currently only available…

MPD Offers Holiday Safety Tips After Recent Social Media Post Rumors

Several alarming social media posts regarding attempted abductions, or possible human-trafficking attempts in Montgomery have caught the attention of the Montgomery Police Department. MPD Captain R.L. Duckett says MPD investigated the circumstances surrounding the posts and none indicated that they were related to an abduction or a kidnapping attempt. “I think a lot of people just don’t really understand the circumstances…

Florida Man Killed in South Alabama Crash

A single-vehicle crash in Barbour County has claimed the life of a Florida man. ALEA Sgt. Michael Simmons says Geraldo Jean Paul, 25, of Miami, was killed in a crash Friday when the vehicle he was operating left the roadway and struck a tree. The accident occurred on US 82, approximately 15 miles west of Eufaula. Nothing further is available…

Body Found During Search for Missing Tuscaloosa Man

A body has been recovered during a search in Hurricane Creek by the Tuscaloosa Swift Water Rescue Team. According to the Tuscaloosa Police Department, a male body was recovered near Holt-Peterson Cutoff Road  while searching for  97-year-old Cecil McAllister. The body has not been positively identified. The Violent Crimes Unit continues to investigate.     Categories: News, West Alabama