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Millbrook Woman Charged with Attempted Murder after Incident with Daughter

A Millbrook woman has been arrested on a charge of attempted murder, after authorities say she assaulted her daughter when she wouldn’t get dressed for school. 33-year-old Jessica Cobern was arrested by Millbrook police yesterday. Authorities say her 16-year-old daughter told a school official that her mother put a belt around her neck and choked her when she refused to…

Andalusia Police Make Drug Trafficking Arrest

On August 23, at 6:15pm, Deputies with the Covington County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Westhaven Apartments in Andalusia to serve a warrant. Upon arrival, the Deputies detected the odor of marijuana coming from the residence. The 22nd Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force responded to assist Deputies. When the DTF agents arrived, they observed a black male carrying a white trashcan and exit through…

Selma PD Arrest Teen in Connection to Shooting Investigation

On Wednesday, May 25, officers were dispatched to the 2000 Block of Woodrow East in reference to a shooting. En route to the call, patrol officers spotted the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The driver jumped out and fled from police. A sheriff’s deputy spotted the subject and officers were able to take the subject into custody. The…

Prattville PD Arrest 3 with Connection to Burglaries

After receiving a tip of a truck that had a safe in the back of it, officers got in pursuit with the suspects. The safe fell off the truck during the pursuit. The three suspects wrecked at the dead end of Doster Street. The suspects then took off running, but were caught shortly after. Officers found jewelry, firearms, and other…

Andalusia Police Arrest Two in Vehicle Burglary Case

Andalusia Police Chief Paul Hudson says two arrests made today in a vehicle burglary case in Andalusia. On Friday, May 13th, APD received a call from Sae Hae Sung on Progress Drive concerning four vehicles that had been burglarized. Officers received a description of the vehicle allegedly involved in the incidents. Officer Kody Taylor stopped a vehicle matching that description on the evening of…

Kilby Prison Correctional Officer Face Felony Ethics Charges After Sting

An Alabama corrections officer is facing a felony ethics charge after officials say he accepted money from undercover officers in exchange for promoting illegal contraband inside a state prison. Court records show 30-year-old Rayshawn Blackmon was arrested last week. Authorities say Blackmon unknowingly made contact with undercover officers after a Kilby Correctional Facility inmate told him to pick up $1,000…

Selma Man Arrested on Arson and Other Charges

On May 12, detectives with the Selma Police Department arrested 48-year old, Marcus Spears. Spears was arrested in connection with a series of house fires that occurred in the Vann Court area, Thursday morning. An abandoned residence was set on fire that also spread to two other houses nearby. Spears turned himself in to officers the morning of the fire…

Woman Arrested as Possible Shooting Suspect

At approximately 3:30 Monday morning, Andalusia Police officers responded to the Andalusia Hospital Emergency Room for a gunshot victim. Upon arrival officers found a black male suffering from multiple gunshots. The victim was taken into the ER for treatment. A black female, identified as 30 year old Patrice Cherelle Powell of Fort Walton Beach, was with the victim at the time of the…

Six Arrested for Smuggling Contraband into Montgomery Jail

The U.S. Marshals of the Middle District of Alabama successfully obtained federal warrants for inmates Rasheen Smith, Joshua Jackson, and Curtis Caffie on charges of promoting prison contraband. On Nov. 24, 2015, a suspicious package was intercepted by the jail staff of the Montgomery City Jail. The package was addressed to Smith, and was allegedly mailed from his attorney’s office. Smith was called…

Social Media Helps Catch Butler County Suspects

Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden is asking for help finding some stolen guns. Harden says 18 guns were stolen from a Butler County home while the residents were on vacation, during what he believes were multiple burglaries. “We’ve arrested four people for the burglaries. Two adults and two juveniles,” Harden says. The two adults are Kendorius McCoy and Joshua Searight, both 18. Searight…