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Tallassee Residents React to Mayor Hammock’s Arrest

Residents of the City of Tallassee are reacting to current Mayor John Hammock being arrested Saturday. Per Alabama News Network article: Orange Beach police say they’ve arrested Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock on a domestic violence strangulation charge. Police say Saturday night at around 10:00, they responded to the 26000 block of Perdido Beach Blvd. in reference to domestic dispute. Police…

MPD Corrections Officer Arrested Again, Charged with Aggravated Assault

The Montgomery Police Department has launched disciplinary proceedings against an off-duty corrections officer. Dekalb County, Georgia charged Caleb Provitt, 24, with two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Weapon. Montgomery police initiated the investigation after receiving notification from Dekalb County. MPD immediately relieved Provitt of his duties and placed him on administrative leave. Provitt, assigned to the Municipal Jail, joined…

Suspect Arrested, Charged with Murder in Highland Avenue Stabbing

Montgomery police is conducting a homicide investigation into the death of 28-year-old Brandon Whitt, of Montgomery. On Thursday, March 18, around 12 a.m., police responded to the 1800 of Highland Avenue in reference to someone stabbed. At the scene, police located Whitt with a life-threatening stab wound. He later died at a local hospital. After an investigation, police identified Steve…

One Adult, Two Juveniles Arrested in Wetumpka Theft Investigation

The Wetumpka Police Department have made arrests in a Burglary and Theft Investigation. Wetumpka police identified Tanner Lovvorn, of Titus as a suspect in the investigation. Police also arrested two juvenile suspects.   Police say a Crimstoppers tip lead to the arrests of the three suspects. All three males face Burglary 3rd and Theft of Property 4th charges   Categories:…

Dadeville Man Charged with Multiple Sexual Abuse Charges of a Child Under 12-Years Old

A Dadeville man is behind bars following an investigation into the Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than 12-years-old. Roger Wayne Pennington, 37, was arrested and charged with the following charges: Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than 12-years-old Rape 1st Degree Sodomy 1st Degree Possession of Child Pornography Production of Child Pornography Sexual Torture Willful Abuse of a Child…

Two Men Wanted for Andalusia Murder Arrested, Mother and Grandmother Also Charged

Andalusia have arrested two men wanted for murder. Tyquise Jamal Jenkins, 23, and Courtney Lee Porter, 29, both face Murder charges. The charges stem from the shooting death of Micah Spenser Coon, 26. On November 16, 2020, police found Coon suffered from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene. Earlier this month on Friday, January 8, police arrested Brittany…

Montgomery Police Charge Man with Shooting at Hyundai Dealership

Montgomery police have charged a man in a shooting. Dewontis Groomster, 22, is charged with the shooting. Dewontis Groomster   On Monday, January 18, Police responded to a call of a shooting in the 2800 block of Eastern Boulevard. At the scene, they located an adult male with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. While Montgomery police doesn’t identify the business…

Former Senator David Burkette to Plead Guilty to Campaign Finance Charge

Former State Senator David Burkette plans to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of campaign finance violation. Burkette required to pay a $3,000 under the plea agreement will also waive his right to an appeal. Taken into custody on September 3, police charged Burkette with failing to deposit $3,625 in campaign contributions into his campaign checking account, a violation of…

Former District 26 Senator David Burkette Arrested

On Thursday, September 3, Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the arrest of former State Senator David Burkette. Burkette accused of violating the Fair Campaign Practices Act resigned from his position as senator on Tuesday, September 1. Burkette, 63, of Montgomery, charged with failing to deposit campaign contributions into his campaign checking account, a violation of Ala. Code § 17-5-6 (1975)….

Suspect Charged with Murder in Plaza Drive Triple Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department has charged La’Vonte Brisker, 22, of Montgomery, with the murder of Aaron Albright. Albright fatally shot on August 14 was 24-years-old. On Friday, August 14, around 11:18 a.m., police and medics responded to a call of a person shot. The shooting occurred in the 4900 block of Plaza Drive. At the scene, police located Albright with…