Andalusia Police Department

Andalusia Teenager Charged with Murder in Girl’s Shooting Death

Andalusia police have charged a teenager with murder in the death of a teenage girl and expects to charge others. Chief Paul Hudson said Damien Beasley, 17, of Andalusia, is being charged as an adult with murder and is being held on a $1 million bond. Hudson said additional charges are pending against Beasley. The investigation began on Tuesday when…

Body of Missing Andalusia Man Found South of Opp

City officials in Andalusia say the body of a 78-year-old Andalusia man missing since Wednesday has been found. The Covington County Sheriff’s Office notified the Andalusia Police Department at approximately 11 p.m. on Saturday that the body of Billy Joe Jordan was discovered by people riding four-wheelers on private hunting land south of Opp. Investigators went to the scene and…

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Honors Andalusia Police Officer

(L-R) Andalusia Police Chief Paul Hudson, Officer Camron Ragland, Tony Garrett of Central Alabama CrimeStoppers   Central Alabama CrimeStoppers has awarded police officer Camron Ragland with the title of Andalusia Police Department’s 2020 CrimeStopper of the Year. CrimeStoppers is recognizing 2020 Law Enforcement Officers of the Year through May 1. This recognition would have normally happened in January at its…

Update: Andalusia Police Identifies Victim of Monday Night Shooting

The Andalusia Police Department has released the identity of the victim in an ongoing investigation into a Monday night murder. According to ADP’s Facebook page, Capt. Jamey Wismer said officers were called to a George Street residence at about 9:30 p.m. on Monday, November 16. At the scene, they found a male victim, Micah Spencer Coon, 26, unresponsive as a…

Andalusia Police Investigating Burglaries at Three Businesses

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Andalusia PD: Woman Coughs on Officers, Arrested for Violating Social Distancing Order

An Andalusia woman faces multiple charges after hosting a party while Alabama is under an order from the state health officer limiting gatherings. Chief Paul Hudson said the Andalusia Police Department received a complaint Monday night of loud music on Brewton Street. “When officers arrived, they found a party of about 40 to 50 people,” Hudson said. “They also smelled…

Andalusia Police Department Seeking Info on Drive-by Shooting

The Andalusia Police Department is seeking information in the investigation of a drive-by shooting. On the city’s Facebook page, the shooting happened at about 10 p.m. Friday on Packer Avenue. An investigation determined that several shots were fired, including one that hit a car and another that went into a house and hit a sofa. Authorities said a woman was…