Montgomery Police Department

BREAKING: Reaction from Prosecution, Defense Attorney on Officer Smith Conviction

  Montgomery County District Attorney Daryl Bailey and defense attorney Mickey McDermott spoke to reporters moments after Montgomery police officer Aaron Cody Smith was convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of Greg Gunn. Bailey says the verdict will bring justice to the Gunn family, but it was not a conviction of the Montgomery Police Department, which he says is…

Mayor Steven Reed Releases Statement on Officer Smith Conviction

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed has released a statement following the conviction of Montgomery Police Officer Aaron Cody Smith for the 2016 shooting death of Greg Gunn. Reed says, “This is a tragedy that we must not forget, we must learn from it, and move forward together to do everything in our power to make sure something like this never happens…

Wetumpka Police Take Fugitive Into Custody

  Melvin Daniels, Jr. (Source: CrimeStoppers) A fugitive wanted for theft of property and burglary has been taken into custody. Melvin Daniels, Jr. was located in Wetumpka after Montgomery Police received an anonymous tip from CrimeStoppers on Wednesday, June 26. After being confronted by Wetumpka Police and becoming combative with officers, Daniels was taken into custody. Daniels was originally wanted for…

Second Man Charged in Deadly Ann St. Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department has charged a second suspect in a deadly shooting earlier this month in 1100 block of Ann st. That shooting happened the night of April 12. 27-year-old James Bibb was killed  in the parking lot of a convenience store. MPD charged John Wilson III, 24, of Montgomery Thursday after he was taken into custody by the…

Dozens Arrested in MPD Drug Sting

Montgomery police have arrested a dozen people on drug charges. Police say the suspects face multiple felony charges after officers conducted searches. They say a large amount of drugs and weapons was seized during the operation. Police identify the suspect as Harvey Knight, 40, Devoisier Nettles, 41, Joshua Knight, 34, Prince Avery, 29, Deandre McGill, 27, Tony Ballard, 31, Kivotto…

MPD: Man Dies After Being Shot in Montgomery

Montgomery Police say a man has died following a shooting in Montgomery Wednesday afternoon. Police say the man drove himself to relative’s house in the 3600 block of Oak after being shot.  He was taken to the hospital, where he later died. Police are not sure where the shooting actually took place at this time. So far no arrests have…

MPD Charges Two in Murder on South Hull Street

The Montgomery Police Department has filed charges against two people in connection with the fatal shooting of 29-year-old Samuel James. Taketrin Bivins, 28, and Jay’Shun Edwards, 16, are charged with one count each of capital murder during the commission of a robbery and capital murder during the discharging of a firearm into an occupied vehicle. Bivins and Edwards were taken…

State Supreme Court Stays Officer’s Murder Trial

Aaron Cody SmithThe Alabama Supreme Court has stayed the trial of a Montgomery police officer facing murder charges. Aaron Cody Smith was scheduled to go to trial Monday on murder charges for the 2016 shooting of 58-year-old Greg Gunn. Justices on Wednesday stayed the trial to consider his appeal on a number of issues. Smith’s attorneys argue he should be…

Wetumpka Police Searching for Suspect in Multiple Robberies

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