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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…

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…