Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

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…

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…