investigation

Arson Determined as Cause of Kaisai North America Building Fire

1/3kaiser Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Kasai America_002 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3Kasai America Show Caption Hide Caption The Prattville Fire Marshal’s Office has determined the cause of the fire that damaged the Kaiser North America building. They have determined that Arson is the cause.  On March 31, the Prattville Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the Kasai North…

Employee Shot at Lowndes County Gas Station

Lowndes County Sheriff John Williams says one person was shot during a gas station robbery. It happened Monday evening at the Marathon gas station near Hwy 21  and U.S. Hwy 80. Sheriff Williams says the victim worked at that gas station. He was airlifted to a Montgomery hospital. The victim’s condition is unknown. Authorities are looking for the shooter. Anyone with…

Montgomery Residents React To New Attorney General

For many area residents, news of the recently appointed Attorney General Steve Marshall did not go over well. Adam Russell says “I think it shows a little I hook you up you hook me up politics” Michael Smith says “with him having him as attorney general I don’t think it’s gonna work out” Governor Bentley’s decision to appoint Marshall as…

Did Russia Help Trump Get Elected?

Congress’ Republican leaders are preparing to greet incoming President Donald Trump with investigations into whether Russia intruded into last month’s elections to help him win the White House. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to say Monday whether he agreed with the CIA assertion that Russian hacking and public release of Democratic emails during the presidential campaign were designed to…

MPD Investigate Millard Fuller Rd. Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department has initiated a homicide investigation following the overnight shooting death of 23-year old Breyuane Sanders of Montgomery. Around 9 p.m. December 1, MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 800 block of Millard Fuller Road after receiving a report of a subject shot. At the scene, they located the victim, who was transported to Baptist Medical…

MPD Arrest Second Teen in Montgomery Homicide Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department has arrested a second teenager in the shooting death of 23-year-old Jermaine Hogan of Montgomery. Hogan was wounded in a Sept. 11 shooting and died more than two weeks later, on Sept. 27. MPD detectives charged a juvenile male from Montgomery with one count of capital murder. The suspect, who has not been charged as an adult and will…

MPD Investigate Homicide After Sept. 11 Shooting Victim Dies

The Montgomery Police Department has initiated a homicide investigation following the death this week of 23-year-old Jermaine Hogan of Montgomery, who was shot and wounded Sunday, Sept. 11. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 3700 block of Whiting Avenue at about 7 p.m. Sept. 11 after receiving a report that a subject had been shot. There, they located the victim, who was transported…

Authorities Make Arrest in Arson Investigation

On August 24, the Bureau of Investigations responded to 4301 Hartford Street on an Incendiary, W-3 structure fire. It was determined the structure had been vacant for approximately one year. Several interviews were conducted on scene and follow-up field interviews were conducted regarding the incident. Multiple witnesses were interviewed and provided a description of a black male, with short hair…

MPD Make Arrest in Kiwanis Street Murder Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department has made an arrest in the May 4 shooting death of 22-year-old Demetrice Kelly of Montgomery. MPD charged Willie McLean, 34, with capital murder and placed him in the Montgomery County Detention Facility, where he is being held without bond. The U.S. Marshals Service Task Force took McLean into custody Aug. 24 in Montgomery. MPD and Fire Medics responded…

MPD Makes Arrest in Gilmer Ct. Murder Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department has made an arrest in the Thursday, August 18, shooting death of 30-year-old John Whitehurst of Montgomery. MPD detectives charged Vashard Belton, 20, of Montgomery with one count of murder. Belton was taken into custody in the 2100 block of East South Boulevard by MPD detectives on August 18. Following his arrest, he was transported to the Montgomery County…