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Island Delight and Caribbean Restaurant Owners Indicted on Drug, Gun Charges

Courtesy of the Island Delight at Dexter Facebook page On Friday, March 13, Richard Herbert Smith and Mellissa Stacy Ann Smith, of Wetumpka, were arrested and indicted by a federal grand jury. Mellissa Smith is listed as the owner of the Island Delight Caribbean Restaurant in Montgomery. The indictment charges Richard Smith with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, possession…

Teen Charged in Fatal Wreck Killing Auburn Announcer Rod Bramblett and Wife Paula Indicted

Johnston Taylor, the 16-year-old driver charged in the fatal wreck that killed “The Voice of the Auburn Tigers” Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula in 2019, has been indicted on two counts of manslaughter. Court records show Taylor was speeding on the night of May 25 when he slammed into the back of the Brambletts’ SUV. The wreck happened at the…

Tuskegee Man Indicted on Robbery Charges

A federal grand jury returned a 23-count indictment against Tariq Khalil Jones, 34, of Tuskegee, Alabama, charging him with committing ten armed robberies in Alabama and Georgia while brandishing and discharging a firearm, and an attempted carjacking, announced George L. Beck, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama.  Jones is alleged to have robbed various convenience stores and other cash-heavy businesses, including:…

Former Tallassee Police Officer Indicted for Assault

In March 2016, an agent with the Tallassee Police Department, Brandon Smirnoff, was assisting other officers on a pursuit of a ATV, which attempted to allude officers. The vehicle was eventually stopped and the driver was taken into custody. It was at this point while the individual was being transported back to a patrol vehicle, that he alleges that Brandon…

Two Alabama Licensing Board Employees Indicted on Forgery and Ethics Charges

Attorney General Luther Strange announces the indictments of two employees of the Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors on charges of ethics violations and possession of forged instruments. Nancy C. Saffo, 51, of Pike Road, and Christy Easterling, 47, of Prattville were arrested July 27 and July 26, respectively, by the Attorney General’s Special Prosecutions Division, booked at the Montgomery County jail and released…

Five Indicted for Distribution of Prescription Drugs Near Auburn

Five individuals were arrested over the past two weeks after being indicted and charged with prescription drug distribution offenses, announced United States Attorney George L. Beck, Jr. The individuals arrested were: Bradford A. Blount, 25, of Vestavia Hills, Alabama; Dennis Michael Elder, 26, of Vestavia Hills; Saxon R. Monk, 25, of Washington, D.C.; Randolph D. Ogburn, 64, of Valley, Alabama; and Lewis Michael James, 57,…

Marengo Co. Pastor Indicted on Sexual Abuse Charges Involving Minors

A Marengo County preacher has been arrested on multiple sex charges involving minors. Authorities say Gregory Lucy, 59, was indicted by a Marengo County grand jury and arrested, on 5 counts of first-degree sexual abuse and attempted rape. Lucy is the pastor of the El Shaddai AOH Church in Dixons Mill. Authorities say the charges against Lucy involve underage church…