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Good Trouble? Protesters Arrested near Alabama State Capitol

Montgomery Police made several arrest outside of the State Capitol on Tuesday. Protesters attempted to spray paint the street in front of the Capitol steps. The protest was sponsored by the group S.O.S. also known as Save Ourselves Movement. Throughout the spring and summer the group has held protest for medicaid expansion on the Capitol steps. Earlier this month, at…

Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Child Under the Age of 12

Apoliner Teopanci-Mariano The Montgomery Police Department has charged a man with sexual assault of a child under the age of 12. MPD charged Apoliner Teopanci-Mariano, 35, with first degree Sodomy and Sexual Abuse of a Child Less Than 12. The incident is said to have happened on July 20 around 11 am. Teopanci-Mariano was identified as the suspect, taken into…

Protesters Turn Themselves in After Warrants Were Issued Following Painting “Black Lives Matter” in Front of State Capitol

1/5IMG_3072 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5IMG_3074 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5IMG_3085 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5IMG_3081 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5IMG_3087 Show Caption Hide Caption All five leaders of SOS, the Save OurSevlves Movement for Justice and Democracy, and Black Lives Matter showed up at Monday at the City of Montgomery Police Station to voluntarily turn themselves in on warrants…

Three Arrested in Lee County Face Major Drug Charges

On July 8, around 7:00 AM, Lee County Sheriff’s Investigators, Lee County SWAT members, Muscogee County,  Georgia Investigators, Alabama Game and fish officers, members of the Alabama Fire Marshals Office and The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency SWAT team conducted two search warrants in Lee County in reference to illegal drug sales. During the searches, Investigators located approximately seven ounces of…

22-Year-Old Charged in Deadly Shooting at Riverchase Galleria

HOOVER, Ala. — In a Sunday evening press conference, the Hoover Police Department announced 22-year-old Montez Moses Coleman of Birmingham was arrested as a suspect in the July 3rd Riverchase Galleria mall shooting. Coleman is at the Jefferson County Jail charged with Capital Murder and 3 counts of Assault 2nd degree in the shooting death of 8-year-old Royta De’Marco Giles….

Crenshaw County Woman Arrested After Witnesses Say She Ran Over Teen at Andalusia Car Wash

A Crenshaw County woman has been charged with second degree assault after she intentionally ran over a woman at the Bulldog Car Wash last week. On Thursday, June 18, around 11:01 p.m., The Andalusia Police Department’s  Capt. Jamey Wismer said the department responded to a report of a domestic altercation at the car wash. The victim, Faith Alexander, 18, of…

‘Take Down’ Arrest After Birmingham Walmart Mask Dispute

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A woman faces disorderly conduct charges after an altercation that began when a Walmart employee in Birmingham asked her to wear a face mask in the store and ended with a police officer performing a “take-down” maneuver on her, officials said. Video of the confrontation at a Birmingham Walmart circulated widely on social media. The video…

Montgomery Man Faces Robbery, Shooting into Occupied Resident/Vehicle Charges

Montgomery police charged Dontavious Nelson with one count each of first-degree robbery, discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle. The charges stem from a call of gunshots around 2 p.m. on March 18. Police responded to the 1700 block of Gibson Street. The adult male victim says an unknown male attempted to…

Two Arrested in Dadeville Double Murder Charged

On April 17, Dadeville police responded to 911 call at 218 North Barrett Street in reference to two deceased persons. Willie Tidwell, 61, and his wife Barbara Tidwell, 65, suffered apparent gunshot wounds. After finding the bodies, an investigation began into the deaths of the Tidwell’s. On April 21, Dadeville Police obtained warrants for Derrick Lee Hightower, 32, of Columbus,…

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…