Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

Alabama State Trooper Charged with Sex Crimes Involving a Minor

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) has placed state trooper Christopher Bauer on mandatory leave after an investigation conducted by the Montgomery Police Department. Bauer has been charged with first-degree Sodomy, Incest, and Sexual Abuse of a Child Less Than 12. He is now being held at The Montgomery County Detention Facility under a $105,000 bond….

Colbert County Man Dies After Boat Overturns on Alabama Lake

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say a man is dead after a boat capsized on an Alabama lake. The fatal accident happened Saturday on Pickwick Lake in Colbert County. Lt. Chad Pate of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says three people were tossed into the water when the flat-bottomed boat overturned. He says 68-year-old Dennis Glenn of Florence was pronounced…

Alabama Bust Charges 3 With Making Illegal Moonshine

HURTSBORO, Ala. (AP) – State authorities have charged three men with operating an illegal moonshine still in Alabama. Investigators with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency made the arrests after discovering a 48-barrel still in rural Russell County. Alabama Trooper Joel Hart says authorities seized about 325 gallons of illegal moonshine hidden in various areas of the site. Investigators also seized…

One Dead in 18 Wheeler Accident in Troy

Troy Police Department is investigating an early morning accident that left one person dead. Police say the single vehicle accident happened on U.S. 231 at the U.S. 29 overpass. The driver of the 18 wheeler has died, but authorities are not releasing the identity until next of kin can be notified. The overpass on U.S. 29 at U.S. 231 is…

Driving or Flying, Ways to Travel Safe this Holiday Season

The holiday season has always been one of the busiest times of the year to travel. This year, because of the pandemic, ensuring your safety is critical whether flying or driving. If you are choosing to fly, Montgomery Regional Airport officials encourage travelers to plan ahead, pack accordingly, and wear masks. MGM Executive Director, Marshall J. Taggart, Jr. says lines…

One Person Life-flighted in Wreck in Autauga County

Traffic being diverted on I-65N at Exit 186/Courtesy: ALGO Camera The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is on the scene of a two-vehicle crash on I-65N in Autauga County. ALEA Trooper Michael Carswell said one person has been life-flighted to the hospital. All northbound lanes are shutdown. Troopers are rerouting traffic on I-65N at Exit 186 onto U.S. 31. This is…

Man Drowns at Lake Martin

The ALEA Marine Patrol has confirmed to Alabama News Network that a man has drowned at Lake Martin. Lt. Mark Fuller says a 24-year-old man went under and never resurfaced around 7 o’clock last night. His body was later recovered. Lt. Fuller says this happened in the Eclectic area of Lake Martin just off Kowaliga Bay. Stay with Alabama News…

Driver License Division Locations Plan to Return to Normal Operations

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is planning to resume normal operations at its Driver License Division locations across the state. This comes as a response to Governor Ivey amending the Safer-at-Home order ALEA’s Secretary Hal Taylor said, “Public safety is a top priority for ALEA. In March, when Governor Ivey declared this state of emergency in response to the…

Goodwater Woman Killed Instantly in a Single-Car Accident

A Goodwater woman was pronounced dead on the scene of a single-car accident at 5:24 p.m. on Saturday, April 25. Sharonda E. Ingram, 53, was killed when the 1998 Jeep Wrangler she was driving left the roadway, struck an embankment then overturned. Ingram, who was not using a seat belt was ejected from the vehicle. The crash occurred on Valley Grove…