Crime

Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 years for Sexual Assaults

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. It’s a sight the Hollywood mogul’s multitude of accusers thought they would never see. Weinstein was convicted last month of raping a woman in a New York City hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on another woman at his apartment in 2006. He…

57-Year-Old Man Killed in Car Wreck

State troopers are investigating a deadly car wreck that happened just after midnight. They say it happened on Wetumpka Highway near Blue Ridge Drive. The victim was an unidentified 57-year-old man who died at the scene when his car hit an 18 wheeler. The driver of the truck was not injured. The cause of the wreck is under investigation. Categories:…

Man Suspected of Pouring Scalding Hot Liquid on Family Member Wanted by Police

The Montgomery Sheriff’s Office has notified CrimeStoppers of a subject wanted for felony Domestic Violence warrants. Alnekeo Davis is wanted for Domestic Violence Assault 1st degree. Davis reportedly caused serious physical injury by means of a scalding liquid thrown on the victim, who was a family member. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Alnekeo Davis, please immediately…

Montgomery Woman Sentenced to 11 Years for Her Role in Armed Robbery Spree

On February 12, Diamond Markayla Mathis, 24, of Montgomery, was sentenced to 132 months in federal prison for her role in committing multiple armed robberies and violating federal firearms laws, announced U.S. Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr., FBI Special Agent in Charge James Jewell, and Montgomery Police Chief Ernest Finley.  Following her 11-year prison sentence, Mathis will be on supervised…

Woman Injured, Self-Storage Units Damaged, In Early-Morning Fire

Several storage units had to be cut open Monday, as crews battled an early-morning fire at the Red Dot storage facility in the 6300 block of Atlanta Highway. It was a similar scene at another self-storage fire in November. Fire fighters cut through dozens of locks to try and extinguish the blaze. “They are not connected, we are still investigating…

Blanchard Case Inspires Bill to Keep Violent Suspects Behind Bars

After the disappearance and death of Aniah Blanchard, an Alabama senator wants to make sure a case like hers never happens again. Ibraheem Yazeed, the man accused of kidnapping and killing Blanchard in late 2019 was out on bond for several class A felonies at the time. Senator Cam Ward, R-Alabaster, wants to change the state bond system to keep…

Montgomery Police Investigate Early Morning Homicide

Montgomery Police have opened a homicide investigation after a man was found shot to death this morning. ‬ Police responded to the 700 block of Coliseum Blvd around 1:30 a.m. and found a vehicle that crashed into a pole. Police say 19-year-old Erick Johnson was found dead from a gunshot wound in the car. Police believe the shooting happened near…

Selma’s new police chief officially takes reign of the department

Friday was the first full day on the job for Selma’s new police chief, Kenta Fulford. He officially took the reigns of the police department after a swearing in ceremony Thursday: “Just excited and ready to go to work.” Fulford said. The new top cop was appointed police chief by the Selma City Council last month. Retired Selma Police Lt….

MPD: 87-Year-Old Woman Robbed While Leaving Store, Police Arrest Suspect

An 87-year-old woman was robbed while leaving a busy shopping center in Montgomery.  Montgomery Police say she has minor injuries. Police say it happened Wednesday night around 6:30 in the 4000 block of Atlanta Highway, near the intersection with Perry Hill Road.  Family members say the suspects stole the woman’s purse, and then took off.  Police say the victim didn’t…

Four People Shot, Two Dead in Montgomery Wednesday Night

According to the Montgomery Police Department, four adult males were shot in the 500 block of Eastdale Road South Wednesday night. We’re told two men were pronounced dead on the scene, and one man was transported to a hospital in life-threatening condition. Authorities told us the fourth man went to a local hospital, on his own, with a non-life-threatening gunshot…