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‘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…

Montgomery Senior Dies from Injuries Suffered in March 11 Assault, Police Launch Homicide Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the death of Gary Young, 79, of Montgomery who died from injuries he sustained in a March 11, physical assault. Young was pronounced dead April 12 at Jackson Hospital, where he had been receiving treatment since the assault. Further forensic evaluation confirmed Young died from the injuries he sustained. On…

Arrest Made in Deadly Autauga County Early-Morning Shooting

Devonta Brown The Autuaga County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a deadly shooting. Marcus Warren, 62, was found by police with a fatal gunshot. Devonta Brown was arrested as authorities identified him as a suspect in the fatal shooting of the 62-year-old man. The shooting happened just after 1:30 Monday morning on Blueberry Hill Road in Autauga County….

Greenville Man Dies While in Police Custody

On February 6, around 5:40 a.m., the Greenville Police Department responded to a call of a home invasion on Linda Avenue. Officers were headed to the scene were told by dispatch that the victim stated the offender had forced his way into the residence by breaking out a window and crawling inside. According to a statement from the victim, the offender,…

Montgomery Police Make Arrest in January Mobile Highway Fatal Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department has arrested a suspect in the January shooting death of Tametrius Richards, 25, of Montgomery. MPD charged Anthony Stoddard, 26, of Montgomery with murder. Stoddard was taken into custody Thursday, February 6 by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and placed in the Montgomery County Detention Facility. On Friday, January 17, around 9:15 p.m., MPD and…

Montgomery Police Charge Man with Multiple Residential Burglaries

Montgomery Police Department has charged Terris Jackson, 52, with one count each of third-degree robbery and attempting to elude. The charges stem from a theft that occurred on Jan. 20 at about 8 a.m. in the 100 block of W. Hannon Street. The adult female victim advised that she confronted the suspect stealing items from her shed when the suspect…

Second Arrest Made in December Tuskegee Shooting

On January 10, around 10:00 AM, the Tuskegee Police Department Investigation Division made a second arrest in reference to the murder of Qundravious Ferguson. Ferguson was injured during a shooting on December 8, 2019. He later died from his injuries on January 8. Trenton Daniel, 26, was arrested for the alleged involvement with the shooting. in reference to the murder…