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Elmore County Deputies Fatally Shoot Man While Attempting to Serve Warrant

One man was killed Thursday night in a shooting involving Elmore County Sheriff’s Deputies . Sheriff Bill Franklin says deputies were serving a search warrant at a home near Eclectic on a man they say sold drugs to an undercover officer Thursday afternoon. Franklin says when two deputies went to the suspect’s home, he ran from officers into a room…

Elmore Co. Deputies Seeking Suspect in Redland Road Burglary Investigation

Photo from CrimeStoppers/Elmore Co. Sheriff’s Office Elmore County Sheriff’s deputies have released a photo of a male they are hoping to find as the investigate a burglary in the Redland Road community. Investigators say around 12:45 p.m. on November 30, they believe this person committed the burglary in that area. If you have a tip to help find him, call…

Murder Charges Dropped Against Teen Accused of Killing His Parents

Jesse Holton was accused of killing his parents back in 2016

The Elmore County District Attorney’s Office has dropped murder charges against Jesse Holton.  Holton was accused of killing his parents at their Eclectic home in 2016.   Instead, Holton has pleaded guilty to an unrelated charge.  District Attorney Randall Houston released the following statement on the charges being dropped: Jesse Holton Press Release   Categories: News Tags: Alabama, elmore county, jesse…

3 Dead after Apparent Murder-Suicide in Elmore County

Alabama News Network is following a heartbreaking story from Elmore County.  Three people are dead, including one child, while two other children are recovering from injuries in what’s being called a murder-suicide involving a family member. Elmore Co. Sheriff Bill Franklin told Alabama News Network that it started as a marital dispute at a home in the Stonegate subdivision in…

Body of Rantavious Love Recovered from Coosa River

Elmore County officials have recovered the body of a 15-year-old boy who went missing earlier this week. Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis confirms the body of Rantavious Love was recovered at 6:45 this morning near Gold Star Park. Love was swept away in the Coosa River while swimming with friends Wednesday afternoon. Crews had searched for him over the past days….

Information Still Being Sought In Traci Kegley Case

Information Could Lead to $25,000 Reward

Authorities are still asking for the public’s help! The cold case operation to find newevidence connected to the 1998 disappearance of Traci Kegley, is far from over. There is a total of $25,000 being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction in this case. The reward is comprised of $10,000 from the Governor of the State of Alabama,…

Bond Set at $5 million for Suspect in Videotaped Child Sexual Assault

An Elmore County Judge set bond Wednesday at $5 million for child sex assault suspect, 44-year-old Germaine Moore; $1 million for each count. The charges against him include rape in the 1st degree, facilitating travel to meet a child for sex, and 3 counts of traveling to meet a child for sex. Authorities say Moore is seen on video sexually…

Warming Stations Open Across Our Area

Several places in Elmore County will open as warming stations for those needing a place to stay out of the cold. In Millbrook, the Millbrook Baptist Church will open Monday through Wednesday. In Deatsville, you can visit the Deatsville fire department community room.  That shelter will be open Monday through Wednesday. Eclectic has two locations: the town hall police department…

Alabama Department of Public Health Building New Facilities in Prattville

$30 million project bringing laboratory, training center to Legends Park

1/2Untitled Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2Untitled2 Show Caption Hide Caption The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is bringing a multi-million dollar investment to the City of Prattville. Acting State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris says the department is building two new facilities at Legends Park.  One, a state-of-the-art clinical laboratory, the other, a training center. In all, it will…

The Search For An Escaped Coosa County Inmate Continues

The search continues for a man who escaped from the Coosa County jail.  Authorities say Shane Vernon escaped Sunday afternoon after noticing a door wasn’t secure. Vernon is now also wanted for committing a string of other crimes, including kidnapping a Wetumpka man before abandoning him in Georgia. Not long after his escape Sunday afternoon, authorities say Vernon broke into…