Elmore County Sheriff’s Office

UPDATE: Parents of Boys Dropped Off in Elmore County Identified

UPDATE: The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office says the parents of the boys dropped off Wednesday morning have been identified. Officials say the boys were dropped off at a home in the Cherokee Estates neighborhood off of Highway 9 in Wetumpka around 11:00AM. Sheriff Bill Franklin said the boys are currently in custody of the Alabama Department of Human Resources, while…

Wetumpka Police, Elmore County Sheriff’s Office Involved in Early-Morning Car Chase

Wetumpka police were called to assist the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office in a vehicle chase shortly after 6 am. The vehicle, stolen from Montgomery, was headed towards Downtown Wetumpka. Police say a Wetumpka police vehicle and Elmore County Sheriff’s vehicle were both hit during the chase. The chase ended near Bibb Graves Bridge. After the vehicle stopped, two suspects exited…

Funding Approved for New Sheriff’s Building in Elmore County

The Elmore County Commission has unanimously approved a $1.23 million bid for the construction of a new sheriff’s operation building.  “The building that we had that the drug task force was housed in actually sustained total damage. I mean it was wrecked,” said Elmore County Sheriff, Bill Franklin.  The building was located on Jeanette Barrett Industrial Boulevard where several buildings received significant damage. In…