Butler County Sheriff’s Office

Butler County House Fire Claims Life of 6-Year-Old Boy

A tragic situation in Butler County after a 6-year-old boy lost his life in a house fire Tuesday night. School officials and neighbors are heartbroken. “To see the staff and the principal broke up about this, it just makes it a tough situation,” Butler County Schools Superintendent John Strycker says. “It hurts me to my heart,” neighbor Don Thigpen says….

Butler County Sheriff’s Office Holds Prescription Drug Take Back

More than 22 pounds of pills have been collected among the three Take Backs held this year in Butler County

1/1IMG_0481 Show Caption Hide Caption With opioid abuse on the rise, preventing more tragedies is a mission of many law enforcement agencies. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is no exception and they are doing their part to stop prescription drug abuse. A steady stream of people came to the Butler County Courthouse Tuesday to clean out their medicine cabinets. “Alabama…

Montgomery Sheriff’s Office Host’s Fishing and Conservation Program To Help “Keep Kids Out Of Trouble” This Summer

Local Law enforcement have turned the great outdoors in to their classroom in hopes of keeping kids out of trouble this summer. Thursday morning youngsters from various Montgomery County summer programs graduated from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Youth Learning, Education and Conservation program. Dozens of kids were at the youth fishing and conservation class with their fishing rods in…

Repeat, Violent Offender Facing Rape Charges in Two Counties

Willie Fred Jenkins, Courtesy – Butler Co. Jail Willie Fred Jenkins of Greenville was arrested early February and is facing charges of rape, sodomy, and kidnapping in Butler County. He is also facing three counts of rape in Lowndes County, from another arrest that came after the first alleged victim came forward. Authorities say Jenkins has a violent criminal history….

Greenville Celebrates Law Enforcement at 20th Annual Ceremony

Often, being a member of law enforcement is a thankless job. “You know, we’re the guys that unfortunately have to give speeding tickets, cause people won’t voluntarily comply with the law. We have to go to homes where domestic violence is going on, have to make arrests,” says Greenville Police Chief Lonzo Ingram. But at the 20th Annual Law Enforcement…

Two Arrested in Butler Co. Meth Bust

Two people in Butler County have been arrested in a meth bust after both were recently released from prison. David Gafford, 38, is charged with probation violation, Drug Trafficking, Possession of Marijuana 2nd, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 2nd. His bond on his new charges has been set at $236,000. Bond for his parole violation has not yet been set. Jacquelyn Bunton, 28,…