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Fourteen People Arrested During Drug Sweep in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Dallas County authorities arrest more than a dozen people during a two week undercover drug operation in Selma. The SAFE Task Force — the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office — Selma Police — the Drug Task Force — and the state tactical team — all took part in the drug sting. The undercover operation wrapped up…

Suspect Steals Multiple Guns, Money from Multiple Vehicles in Prattville Neighborhood

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Coronavirus Fears Fuel Spike in Gun, Ammo Sales

Just as grocery stores have been stripped bare by Americans panicked by coronavirus, guns and ammo have been flying off the shelves too. Retailers say the buying frenzy is being fueled by consumers who are worried that people are becoming desperate and unpredictable. One gun shop owner compared the activity to a “Twilight Zone” episode. Some of the purchases are…

Strange Seeks Community Help in Curbing Gun Violence

Gun crimes are on the rise in Montgomery. Officials are asking the community to help them curb violent crime. Just last weekend, 11 people were injured in 6 shootings. “the bottom line is we’ve got too many guns, its gun violence, the way they settle conflicts today, it’s through guns.” At his weekly briefing Thursday, Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange said…

Student Gun Tip Line Leads To Nearly 2 Dozen Arrests

Keeping guns away from the classroom is the focus of a Crime Stoppers initiative that rewards students who provide information on another student with a gun. The Scholastic Tip Line pays out $50 for students that provide information on another student with a gun at school but the reward is not just limited to firearms. The initiative includes any tip…

15 People Arrested In Montgomery for Federal Gun Crimes

Fifteen people in Montgomery were indicted last week and arrested yesterday for illegally possessing guns, announced Louis V. Franklin, Sr., United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama. Nationwide, gun crimes, gangs and shootings are at an all-time high and law enforcement in the River Region is working to make our neighborhoods safer and our citizens more secure. To…

Montgomery Gun Reward Initiative Offers $300 To Keep Guns Out Of the Hands Of Juveniles

Just weeks after her daughter was shot and killed near a Montgomery school, the mother of Bellingrath Middle School student Jaquerria Timmons, stood alongside law enforcement officials and tearfully thanked them for their newest effort to stop the gun violence in Montgomery, especially at the hands of youth. “If you see somebody you see them with a weapon, you call…