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Montgomery Man Arrested in 2018 Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

On Wednesday, May 20, Charles Bennett Salter III, 38, of Montgomery, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. According to court records, in February 2018, an agent from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) discovered online activity that caused him to suspect Salter was using a file sharing program to obtain images…

Two Former Employees of Montgomery Doctor Sentenced on Drug Distribution Charges

Two Montgomery area women were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute controlled substances by forging prescriptions, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. and DEA Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge Clay A. Morris. On December 10, 2019, Tracy Lynn Giddens, 46, of Millbrook, received a 63-month sentence for her role in the scheme. Subsequently, on…

Suspect Captured in Chilton County Manhunt

A multi-agency manhunt is underway in Chilton County. The sheriff’s office is looking for Eric Humphrey. He is wanted on multiple charges. The Chilton County Sheriff’s Office says it was involved in a car chase earlier near Lay Dam Road and Exit 212 on I-65. Call 9-1-1 if you see Humphrey or know of his whereabouts. **UPDATE** A manhunt for…

Wetumpka Police Officer Faces Felony Theft Charges for Items Stolen from Station Evidence Room

Former Wetumpka police officer, Sean Blackburn, faces felony charges. Blackburn has been charged with with 2 counts of  second degree theft. Elmore County District Attorney, Randall Houston, couldn’t go into specifics about what was stolen, but it was items from the evidence locker. It will affect some cases, but no major ones. Blackburn was transported to Elmore County Detention Facility…

Three Selma Officers Arrested

Charged with making false statements.

The Alabama Attorney General’s Office says the officers, Sgt. Jeffery Hardy, 45,  Sgt, Kendall Thomas, 38, and Lt. Tory Neely, 48, are charged with: “knowingly falsifying, concealing or covering up material or making a false or fraudulent statement in a matter under investigation by the Attorney General’s Office, a violation of Code of Alabama §36-15-62.1 The crime is a class…

Two Auburn Basketball Players Arrested on Marijuana Charges

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Auburn starters Bryce Brown and Horace Spencer have been suspended following their arrest on charges of misdemeanor marijuana possession. Auburn police arrested the two players at about 3 a.m. Wednesday and charged them with second-degree marijuana possession, according to an incident report. The report says the players were found in a 2006 Hummer with a cellophane…

MPD Arrest Teen on Rape Charges

On Oct. 10, MPD charged Emanuel Bennett, 19, of Montgomery with two counts of first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sodomy in connection with the sexual assault of a juvenile female. MPD investigators placed Bennett in the Montgomery County Detention Facility, where he was being held under bonds totaling $240,000. MPD’s investigation, which was initiated last week, is continuing….

Tuskegee Man Indicted on Robbery Charges

A federal grand jury returned a 23-count indictment against Tariq Khalil Jones, 34, of Tuskegee, Alabama, charging him with committing ten armed robberies in Alabama and Georgia while brandishing and discharging a firearm, and an attempted carjacking, announced George L. Beck, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama.  Jones is alleged to have robbed various convenience stores and other cash-heavy businesses, including:…

Autauga Co. Couple Arrested on Child Abuse Charges

The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating an Aggravated Child Abuse case since July 14, when notified by DHR. The victim is a 6 month male. The victim sustained a series of injuries since early June 2016, that includes bruising, physical wounds, and fractures to both legs and ribs. ARRESTED –9/9/16 (Mother) Jacqueline Breann Lee W/F Age 20 ARRESTED –9/13/16 (Boyfriend) Nicholas…

Troy Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charges

Troy Police have arrested a man wanted on attempted murder charges in connection with an April 18 shooting on Aster Circle. Jamarion Deandre Edwards, 25, of Troy, was arrested at 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, when officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on Dunbar Drive. “We received a call of a fight in progress and when offices pulled up they…