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Suspect Arrested in Wind Creek Casino Shooting

A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting that occurred Saturday, April 9, and resulted in one man being hospitalized. Joseph Terry Grubbs, age 52, 403 Turkey Creek Road, Mathews, AL, was arrested April 10 at approximately 9:30 pm.  He turned himself into the Tribal Police office in Wetumpka, and is now in the Elmore County Jail. Grubbs was charged…

Brothers Arrested for Murder of Macon Co. Man

On Monday March 14, Macon County Sheriff’s Office requested the State Bureau Investigation (SBI) investigate the murder of Timothy Woods. The SBI, with the assistance of Macon County Sheriff’s Office, developed probable cause to arrest brothers Willie and Derrick Brown in Woods’ murder. Murder warrants for the Brown brothers were obtained Friday, March 25. The same day SBI Agents were…

Former University of Alabama Player Arrested on Drug and Weapon Charges

A former University of Alabama and NFL football player has been arrested on drug and weapons charges in suburban Birmingham. Pleasant Grove Police Lt. Danny Reid says 34-year-old Alonzo Ephraim was stopped Monday night for a traffic violation and authorities smelled marijuana as they approached the vehicle. Reid says when Ephraim was questioned he told police there was a small…

Eight People Arrested in Tallapoosa Co. Drug Investigation

Eight people have been arrested in a massive drug investigation conducted in Tallapoosa County. Officials say the investigation began with a complaint about possible drug activity near Benjamin Russell High School. A lengthy investigation, which included controlled buys from the suspected dealers, eventually lead to a traffic stop on Highway 259, where four suspects were arrested. Those arrests also lead…

Greenville Residents Arrested, Charged in Meth Bust

Two Greenville residents have been arrested on drug charges. Sandra Taylor, 62, and William Robertson, 44, were arrested Thursday morning during a massive operation. The arrest is part of a year-long investigation. Investigators say Robertson had been receiving drugs through the mail. He allegedly had 2.2 ounces of meth and around $6,000 in his possession at the time of his arrest….

Alleged Phony Priest Arrested for Pope Trip Swindle

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles police have arrested a man they say posed as a priest, officiated at Masses, funerals and even a wedding and sold thousands of dollars in phony tickets to see the pope. Erwin Mena was arrested Tuesday and remains jailed on dozens of criminal charges that include grand theft and committing perjury by filing a…

Alabama Police Officer Charged with Sodomy Resigns

Authorities say a Rainbow City police officer has resigned after he was jailed on a felony charge of first-degree sodomy. Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin said in a news release Monday that 45-year-old Capt. David Chase Jenkins was arrested Saturday. He said the crime occurred while Jenkins was off-duty. Rainbow City Police Chief Greg Carroll said that Jenkins resigned from…

Man Accused of Prattville Police Chase Identified, Charged

Multiple charges have been filed against the man accused of leading Prattville police on a car chase Friday. Chief Mark Thompson says 54-year-old Weldon Roberts took off while police were conducting a traffic stop on the highway. Thompson says during the chase, the driver hit another car, then came to a stop at Prattville Intermediate school. That’s where Roberts was arrested. He’s…

Suspect Wanted in December Shooting in Selma Apprehended

      Selma Police have informed Alabama News Network that a suspect wanted in December 2015 shooting has been arrested. Antonio Whatley was taken into custody by the US Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force along with members of the Selma Police Department. He has now been charged with Attempted Murder and given no bond. His charges stem from a…

2 Men Charged with Meth Possession During Warrant Execution

Authorities say two Alabama men have been charged with possession of methamphetamine during a warrant execution. Decatur Police Department Sgt. Jason Hyder told the Decatur Daily that 21-year-old Richard Dalton Logan and 43-year-old Christopher Landon Eagle are charged with possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Hyder says two officers entered a residence to serve the…