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Former Tallassee Police Officer Indicted for Assault

In March 2016, an agent with the Tallassee Police Department, Brandon Smirnoff, was assisting other officers on a pursuit of a ATV, which attempted to allude officers. The vehicle was eventually stopped and the driver was taken into custody. It was at this point while the individual was being transported back to a patrol vehicle, that he alleges that Brandon…

Greenville Woman Arrested Twice in 24 Hour Span

A woman arrested and charged for taking money from the car dealership where she worked has been arrested again. Hope Gibson Langston, 31, was charged with theft of property after police say she made several unauthorized charges to Greenville Motor Company. Langston was arrested again this morning after going back to the car dealership to collect her belongings. She was told…

VFW Leader Charged with Embezzlement

An Alabama leader of a national veterans group has been arrested on a charge of embezzling from the organization. Court records show 45-year-old Johnny Lee Waller of Wetumpka is charged with theft after authorities said he took more than $2,500 from the Alabama Veterans of Foreign Wars. Waller says that he is innocent. The state VFW referred questions to the…

Alabama Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

Prosecutors say an Alabama man has been indicted after being accused of producing child pornography involving four minors over the course of eight years. U.S. Attorney Joyce White and Justice Department’s Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell announced Wednesday that 53-year-old Gregory Jerome Lee was indicted on charges of child pornography, conspiracy to advertise child pornography and conspiracy to distribute…

MPD Officer Charged with Sodomy

A Montgomery police officer has been arrested and charged with second-degree sodomy in connection with a sexual assault. A court affidavit says 23-year-old Morris Leon Williams is charged with sexually assaulting an adult woman unable to consent “by reason of being mentally defective.” Montgomery Department of Public Safety Spokeswoman Martha Earnhardt said in a statement that police have initiated disciplinary…