Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Kicks Off ’12 Days of Safety’

As the festive holiday season continues, families are preparing and finalizing plans for Christmas gatherings and New Year’s celebrations. Much like the Thanksgiving travel period, Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) expect to see travel numbers return to pre-pandemic levels as more citizens prepare to visit friends and loved ones this year. Unfortunately, congested roadways mixed with dangerous…

ALEA Shares the Passing of Off-Duty Senior Trooper Jason Vice

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has shared the passing of Senior Trooper Jason Vice 41 of Newport. Trooper Vice passed away Thursday morning after a fight with COVID-19. ALEA has expressed its sorrow for the tragic loss of Trooper Vice. ALEA’s secretary Hal Taylor says: “The entire ALEA family is absolutely devastated at the loss of one of its own, Sr….

Body of Boater Missing Since Monday Found

A four day search on the Tallapoosa River for a missing man has ended with the discovery of his body. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says the body of 76-year-old Olin Dabbs, of Jackson’s Gap, was pulled from the Tallapoosa River at approximately 2:30 p.m., Thursday just south of Alabama 49 at Horseshoe Bend Road Bridge near the Horseshoe Bend…

Prattville Man Killed after Being Hit by Car While Working in Construction Zone

JEMISON, Ala. (AP) – A state worker was killed after being hit by a car in a road construction zone on a state highway. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said 33-year-old Brandon F. Barber of Prattville was killed. in the Monday morning accident. Barber was struck when a car failed to yield to the traffic control sign he was holding…

Sheriff: Alabama Man Killed After Pointing Gun at Deputies

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say an armed 20-year-old man was fatally shot during a standoff with sheriff’s deputies and Alabama state troopers. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency troopers identified the slain man as Jeff Melvin of Salem, an unincorporated community that’s part of the Auburn metropolitan area. Sheriff Jay Jones said deputies received a call early Saturday morning about a…