Montgomery County

Court Records: Father Charged in Murder of One-Month-Old Son Has Checkered Past

The father charged with capital murder in the death of his one-month-old son has a prior history with law enforcement. According to court records, 32-year-old Caleb Whisnand, Sr., was arrested on several drug-related charges dating back to December 2017. In June 2020, Whisnand was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment and possession of a controlled substance in Elmore County after…

Section of Dozier Road Closed Due to Flooding

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Mask Mandate Lifted in Montgomery County Offices

Masks will no longer be required when entering a county building in Montgomery. The Montgomery County Commission voted Tuesday to lift the mask requirement inside Montgomery County Offices. Commissioners are still strongly encouraging the public and employees to exercise personal responsibility and continue to wash hands, practice social distancing and wear masks when appropriate. The statewide mask mandate ended on…

Everything You Need to Know About Absentee Voting

Record numbers of absentee ballots are being cast in Montgomery, and across the nation.

The 2020 general election is two weeks away and thousands of absentee ballots have been cast in Alabama. There are nine days left to apply for an absentee ballot. To vote absentee in person, all a registered voter has to do is provide phone ID and complete a one page application. In Montgomery County, absentee voting is happening at the…

Montgomery County Courthouse Reserves Parking for Absentee Voters

With less than a month to request an absentee ballot, Montgomery County officials have prepared the courthouse for voting. The courthouse has been under several renovations in the last month and included parking for absentee voters and directions to vote. Absentee Election Manager, Gina Ishman, says “Coming in person allows the voter to meet all the requirements in one stop….

Governor Ivey Announces Special Election Dates for Senate District 26

Governor Ivey has announced the special election dates for Alabama Senate District 26. The seat held by David Burkette is open after the Senator resigned earlier in the week. He was also arrested and accused of violating the Fair Campaign Practices Act. Governor Ivey set the special primary election for Tuesday, November 17; the special primary runoff, if necessary, for…

Two Wounded in Montgomery County Shooting

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened Tuesday evening. It happened at about 8:30 p.m. in the 800 Block of Industrial Park Blvd. Authorities say two people were wounded. The extent of their injuries is unknown. Stay with Alabama News Networks for updates to this story. Categories: Crime, Montgomery, News Tags: Montgomery County, Shooting

Three Weekend Shootings in Montgomery Leave Four Injured

Montgomery Police are investigating three shootings that happened Saturday evening, leaving four people injured. Thirty-year-old Frederickus Sankey of Montgomery was arrested Sunday following a shooting Saturday night. MPD responded to the 500 block of Lawndale Lane after receiving a report of a person shot. When law enforcement arrived, an adult male was found with a serious gunshot wound. Sankey is…