Crime

Police Find Suspect in Vaughn Road Manhunt

 MONTGOMERY POLICE HAVE ARRESTED THE MAN REPORTEDLY ARMED WITH A GUN NEAR THE BLOUNT CULTURAL PARK FOR A COUPLE OF HOURS ON SATURDAY, AN APARTMENT COMPLEX ON VAUGHN ROAD WAS EVACUATED AS OFFICERS INVESTIGATE AN INCIDENT IN WHICH A CAR REPORTEDLY OVERTURNED WITH PEOPLE INSIDE. APARTMENT RESIDENTS TOLD ALABAMA NEWS NETWORK THEY SAW SEVERAL POLICE CARS AND A CIVILIAN CAR…

Man, Woman Found Shot to Death in Home

A man and woman were found shot to death inside their home in Alabama. Birmingham Police Sgt. Bryan Shelton told Al.com that 53-year-old Anthony Shuford and 54-year-old Stella Truitt were found dead with apparent gunshot wounds early Tuesday. Police saw damage to the front door and found the couple dead on the floor. Shelton says investigators are “working through some…

Crime Statistics Break-Down In Montgomery

City officials are addressing crime in Montgomery after concerns that crime in the city has spiked recently. Mayor Strange has maintained that despite perception, crime is down in Montgomery, referencing statistics over the past month that indicate crime in the city is decreasing. “If you take August of this year to September of this year, violent crime was down 2…

Chilton Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Involved in Shooting

The Chilton County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an officer involved shooting this afternoon. Details are limited, but according to the Sheriff’s Department Facebook page, deputies shot one person around 5:00pm. Officials say the suspect is being treated for injuries, and that all law enforcement officers are safe. Stay with Alabama News Network for the latest.   Categories: News Tags: Chilton…

Homicide Investigation Underway after Sunday Night Shooting

11:15 P.M. UPDATE: Montgomery Police say the man injured in the shooting died Sunday night at a local hospital.  The incident is now being investigated as a homicide. No further information is available at this time. Montgomery Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting that sent a man to the hospital with injuries. Police were called to the 4800 block…

Death Investigation Underway in Autauga County

The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation in the 400 block of County Road 82 in the Pink Lilly community. Officials say they were called to the scene just before noon Saturday, in response to a possible shooting.  When they arrived they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was taken to Prattville Baptist Hospital…

MPD Launches Homicide Investigation After Man Dies from Gunshot Wound

1/3IMG_1885 (1) Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3IMG_1884 (1) Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3IMG_1883 Show Caption Hide Caption The Montgomery Police Department has initiated a homicide investigation following the death of Leeandre Lockley, 27, who was pronounced dead Thursday, April 6, after sustaining a gunshot wound April 5. At about 5:00 a.m. April 5, MPD and Fire Medics responded to the…

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….

Home Surveillance Footage Raises Concerns

A homeowner in the McGehee Estates neighborhood captured something startling on her home surveillance cameras Wednesday morning.  Katherine Hert says she found a man in a black Mercedes who shouldn’t have been at her house.   “He walked right up here and then proceeded to walk up the walkway to my front door,” she explained. Hert says her house has…

Police Negotiate with Man Barricaded in Home

The Montgomery Police Department negotiated with a man barricaded in his home for multiple hours Tuesday afternoon.   The home is on Myrtlewood Drive in the McGehee Estates neighborhood. Officials say they were attempting to question Matthew Shashy about an ongoing investigation. They did not specify what that investigation entails. Police say they were able to secure the neighborhood and…