Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office

AG Steve Marshall Paying Tribute to Fallen Lowndes County Sheriff “Big John” Williams

(Source: Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office) Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall will pay tribute to the late Lowndes County Sheriff “Big John” Williams at a law enforcement ceremony Wednesday, April 7, 2:00 p.m. in Hayneville. Attorney General Marshall will join local officials at Lowndes County Courthouse (courtroom) in paying tribute to Sheriff  Williams, who lost his life in the line of…

Ex-Convict Charged with Murder in Fort Deposit

An ex-convict is in jail for the murder of a Fort Deposit woman. The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office said Frank Henderson was arrested and charged with the murder of Jackie Henderson. The shooting happened Sunday night just before midnight on Golson Road in Fort Deposit. Officers found Jackie Henderson suffering from a gunshot wound. Frank Henderson is currently in jail…

Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Homicide in White Hall

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that left one man dead. Officials say Marquez Holcomb was shot and killed on January 18 on U.S. Highway 80 in White Hall. No arrests have been made. It is still an ongoing investigation. The sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information to call the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office. Categories: Crime,…

SBI Called In to Investigate Fatal Lowndesboro Gas Station Shooting

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in a fatal shooting that occurred on Sunday, February 7. The shooting happened at the Lowndesboro BP gas station at the intersection of State Hwy 97 & U.S. Hwy 80 East. Police located 29-year-old Robert Grant laying in the parking lot. Police pronounced Grant dead at the scene from the fatal…

Lowndes County Courthouse To Be Renamed After “Big John” Williams

“Big John” Williams / Source: Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office The Lowndes County Courthouse will soon have a new name. Lowndes County Sheriff Chris West said the sheriff’s office, along with the Lowndes County Commission, are holding a courthouse renaming and dedication ceremony in honor of fallen sheriff “Big John” Williams on Monday at 10AM at the Hayneville courthouse. Williams was…

Local Law Enforcement Leaders Honor Fallen Heroes During National Police Week

It’s National Police Week. Since 1962, the week of May 15th has been dedicated to honoring our disabled and fallen law enforcement officers across the nation. On the national level, many events have been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. But some local law enforcement officers are still taking the time to remember those heroes. “As a law…

Williams Makes 3rd Officer Killed in the Line of Duty from Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office

Lowndes County Sheriff John “Big John” Williams was shot and killed at a gas station in Hayneville Saturday night. This makes the third officer killed in the line of duty from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page. ODMP is a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring America’s fallen law enforcement heroes. According to the website,…

Man Accused of Posing as Contractor to Steal Money from the Elderly

Source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff’s Office The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Kenneth Dynd Gordon. Gordon is accused of posing as a contractor who swindles the elderly out of money in the county. According to the sheriff’s office, once a victim makes a pre-payment for services promised, they no longer hear from Gordon and are unable to make contact…