Millbrook

Millbrook Police Search for Suspects in Walmart Felony Theft Investigation

**UPDATE** Police have identified the two suspects in a felony theft investigation. The suspects are identified as Michael McCarthy Sr. and Amanda Bowman, both of Prattville. Investigators say tips came rolling in minutes after photos were released of the suspects. The couple is not in custody but authorities hope they will turn themselves in. **ORIGINAL STORY** Millbrook police are searching…

Pay It Forward: LaTonya Duncan of Millbrook

The Vance Law Firm and Alabama News Network are honoring LaTonya Duncan of Millbrook. She’s the founder of the non-profit 1Heart, an organization devoted to educating young men and women in the River Region about heart disease while using fashion to keep them engaged. Duncan was in her early 40’s when she had a stroke five years ago. Her own…

Millbrook Teen Charged in July 11th Murder

MILLBROOK, Al. – On Saturday morning, July 25, 19 year-old Thomas Killingsworth of Millbrook was taken into custody in Montgomery by the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force. This was in regard to a felony warrant obtained by the Millbrook Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit with regard to the murder of Kendrick T. Williams, a 25 year-old Millbrook resident….

Man Wanted for Stealing Gun and Credit Cards Out of Car in Wetumpka Arrested

The Wetumpka Police Department has announced that Dewayne Allen Barnes is in police custody. Investigators say Barnes was taken into custody on Thursday, July 9, by the Millbrook Police Department. Barnes was identified by CrimeStoppers as a suspect in a string of vehicle burglaries. He was wanted for unlawfully entering a vehicle and stealing several items including a firearm and…

Man Facing Multiple Charges After Ramming a Police Vehicle

A Millbrook man is facing multiple charges after allegedly ramming a Millbrook police vehicle while fleeing from authorities. Saturday at 4 p.m. Millbrook police were called to Paige Hill Drive for a reported domestic disturbance. Prior to their arrival the suspect, 33-year-old Justin C. Acheson of Millbrook had left the residence and was seen driving recklessly throughout the area in…

Price of Freedom: Eugene Beasley of Millbrook

This week’s veteran is a World War II U.S. Navy sailor. His ship was attacked in the South Pacific by an enemy torpedo, and he was injured. Eugene Beasley of Millbrook knows the price of freedom. Categories: News Video, Price of Freedom Tags: alabama military, alabama navy, Millbrook, price of freedom, us navy

Elmore County School Board Approves $50 Million Bond

Monday night the  Elmore County School board unanimously approved a $50 million bond for new building projects in the school system over the next several years. The plans include building a new middle school in Redland, expanding the county’s technical school, building a new band room at stanhope elmore, and several other projects. Elmore County Superintendent Richard Dennis says Elmore…

Hundreds Visit Millbrook For Annual Spirit of Christmas Parade and Festival

The spirit of the holidays are alive in the town of Millbrook, where the community came out to enjoy annual Christmas festivities Saturday. Hundreds went to the Village Green Park for the “Spirit of Christmas” parade and festival. “We started off at 9 o’clock with vendors in the park, they’ll be here til 4,” Chairwoman Kathy Kelley said. Forty vendors…

Millbrook Man Accused of Abusing and Suffocating 2-Month-Old Baby

A Millbrook man is behind bars after allegedly suffocating and abusing a 2-month-old baby. Court records allege that William Burch Jr., 27, struck and suffocated the baby girl multiple times, inflicting repeated abuse. Incidents of the abuse were caught on camera. Three videos showed the 2-month-old victim being stuck with open hands and being suffocated. The report indicated in one…

Funeral Held for Well-Known Pastor

Jared Decker, the pastor of Grandview Pines Baptist Church in Millbrook was laid to rest today. Decker died suddenly on December 28 after fainting in his home. He was 35 years old. Friends and family gathered into the gym at Stanhope-Elmore High School to say their last goodbyes. The Millbrook Police department, where Decker was a chaplain, were also at…