guns

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…

Law Enforcement Speaks Against New Legislature

A bill proposed this legislative session would repeal five major handgun restrictions. The bill is sponsored by Senator Gerald Allen of Tuscaloosa. The bill, known as Senate Bill 24, would eliminate the need for anyone to have a carry permit. It’s this aspect of SB 24 that upsets Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden. “It’s a bad piece of legislation. It’s probably one…

Social Media Helps Catch Butler County Suspects

Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden is asking for help finding some stolen guns. Harden says 18 guns were stolen from a Butler County home while the residents were on vacation, during what he believes were multiple burglaries. “We’ve arrested four people for the burglaries. Two adults and two juveniles,” Harden says. The two adults are Kendorius McCoy and Joshua Searight, both 18. Searight…