Montgomery Police

One Man Arrested in Connection to Oakleigh Road Homicide

David Lamont Boyd/Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility Montgomery police say they have arrested and charged a man in connection to a homicide that happened earlier this week on Oakleigh Road. MPD Spokesperson Lt. Jarrett Williams said 35-year-old David Lamont Boyd of Montgomery has been arrested and charged in the death of 29-year-old George Wheeler. Lt. Williams said officers responded to…

MPD: One Dead in Shooting on Oakleigh Road

Montgomery police is investigating a shooting that left one man dead. MPD Spokesperson Lt. Jarrett Williams said officers responded to the 5900 block of Oakleigh Road just before 2:00PM on Wednesday. Once they arrived on the scene, the victim, who has been identified as 29-year-old George Wheeler, was found with a life-threatening gunshot wound. Wheeler was pronounced dead on the…

MPD: One Man Shot on Troy Highway

Montgomery police is investigating a shooting that injured a man. MPD Spokesperson Lt. Jarrett Williams said it happened in the 4400 block of Troy Highway earlier Wednesday. The adult male was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No suspects have been arrested in the case. If you have any information, you are urged to called the Montgomery…

MPD Charges Off-Duty Police Officer with Criminal Trespass

The Montgomery Police Department said it has initiated disciplinary proceedings against a police officer after being charged in an off-duty incident. MPD Spokesperson Capt. Saba Coleman said 29-year-old Meshach Franklin was charged with third degree Criminal Trespass. MPD said it initiated the investigation on April 7, 2021 after receiving notification of the charges from the Municipal Court Magistrates Office. MPD…

Montgomery Police Officers Allege Mistreatment, Cover-ups within MPD

Tuesday night multiple current and former MPD officers aired out grievances to Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, and the Montgomery City Council. Accusations include misappropriation of funds, bullying, retaliation, cover ups, and descrimination in the Montgomery Police Department.. The accusing officers have retained legal council and filed suit against the City of Montgomery. Many of the officers who spoke are facing…

MPD: Shooting, Abduction Under Investigation

ALEA diverted traffic at Birmingham Highway and Old Selma Road after a shooting turned abduction early Monday morning/Source: Alabama News Network Montgomery police are investigating a shooting turned abduction early Monday morning. MPD spokesperson Capt. Saba Coleman said officers responded to the 2000 block of Rexford Road around 4:30AM after receiving reports of a woman shot. The victim was transported…

Man Shot In Mall Parking Lot

Montgomery police say a man was shot in the parking lot of Eastdale Mall. It happened Thursday afternoon. MPD says the victim, an adult male suffered a non-threatening gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. No other injuries were reported but police say two vehicles were damaged as a result of the shooting. Police did not…

Motorcyclist Killed in Wreck on Eastern Boulevard in Montgomery

Montgomery police say a motorcyclist has been killed a wreck on Eastern Boulevard at Calmar Drive. Police say late Saturday afternoon, 44-year-old Kenji Sledge was severely injured in the wreck. He died later at a hospital. Police say the driver of a car was making a left turn from the boulevard onto Calmar Drive when the car hit Sledge, who…

Montgomery Police Investigating City’s 13th Homicide of 2021

Montgomery police are conducting a homicide investigation following the death of 35-year-old Mickey Lassic of Montgomery.  At about 2:30 this morning, police and fire medics responded to the 3900 block of Norman Bridge Road. That’s where they say they found Lassic’s body. Police say no arrests have been made. They are not releasing any other information. This is the 13th…