Montgomery Police

Montgomery Woman Charged in Harrison Road Homicide

Teana Owens/Source: Montgomery County Jail A Montgomery woman has been charged in the fatal shooting on Harrison Road. Police have arrested and charged 27-year-old Teana Owens with Murder. Owens was taken into custody on August 10. MPD spokesperson Capt. Saba Coleman says police and Fire Medics responded Sunday to the 3200 block of Harrison Road on a shooting. Officers made…

MPD Investigates Double Shooting on Cotton Street

Montgomery Police Department is investigating a double shooting in north Montgomery. It happened around 6:00PM in the 3200 block of Cotton Street near Lower Wetumpka Road. MPD spokesperson Capt. Saba Coleman says officers made contact with two adult males who sustained gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No word on any suspects…

MPD makes Arrests in String of Car Burglaries

Montgomery Police say they have the two people responsible for a recent string of car burglaries. The department has charged two juveniles with 60 counts each of Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle. Authorities say between July 13 and July 23, multiple cars were burglarized in the 1700 block of Pine Street and the Hazel Hedge, Old Cloverdale, Park Place,…

Body Found in Catoma Creek Identified as Missing Montgomery Teen

Lesley Pantaleon/Source: CrimeStoppers Montgomery Police say the body found in Catoma Creek last Saturday is that of 17-year-old Lesley Luna Pantaleon. Police say Pantaleon was reported missing by her parents on Wednesday, June 24. Montgomery Police and Fire Medics later responded to the 3800 block of Old Selma Road at Catoma Creek after receiving a report of a possible body…

Funeral Arrangements Announced for MPD Detective Killed

Funeral arrangements have been announced for the MPD detective who was killed earlier this week. Detective Tanisha Pughsley/Source: Montgomery Police Department Montgomery Police announced that a memorial service for Detective Tanisha Pughsley will be this Sunday from 10AM-2PM at Ross-Clayton Funeral Home on Adams Ave in Montgomery. Detective Pughsley’s Homegoing Service will take place Saturday, July 18 at Miracle Revival…

Off-duty MPD Detective Shot and Killed in Apparent Domestic Dispute

Montgomery Police say a detective with the department was shot and killed during an apparent domestic dispute. MPD responded to the shooting in the 6700 block of Overview Drive around 2:15 Monday morning. Tanisha Pughsley, 27, had been with the department since 2016. “Our entire community today mourns the death of one of our own, Tanisha Pughsley. Detective Pughsley answered…

CrimeStoppers: Montgomery Police Searching for Missing 17-Year-Old Girl

Lesley Pantaleon/Source: CrimeStoppers Montgomery Police is investigating the disappearance of a 17-year-old girl. Investigators say Lesley Pantaleon was reported missing by her parents on Wednesday, June 24. Pantaleon was last seen driving a blue 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer with license plate 3BF4014. The teen also has a scar on the left side of her face from a car accident. If you…

New York Man Dies in Weekend Wreck on Virginia Loop Road

Montgomery Police is investigating a fatal wreck that happened over the weekend. It happened on Virginia Loop Road near Monterey Drive early Saturday morning just after 12:30AM. The driver, 50-year-old Christopher Glover of New York, was pronounced dead on the scene. The initial investigation indicates Glover was traveling southbound on Virginia Loop Road when his vehicle left the roadway, rolled,…

UPDATE: Victim in Thursday Evening Shooting in Montgomery Dies

UPDATE: 8:49 pm Montgomery police have identified the person killed in a shooting that happened Thursday evening  in the 200 block of Victor Tulane Circle. Police say 18-year-old Amendo Mckee suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound… and went to the hospital for treatment where he later died. No arrests have been made in the case.  Anyone with information about this shooting…

Peaceful Protest Held in Downtown Montgomery

Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Montgomery tonight for a peaceful protest. Police were there watching. The crowd gathered around 8 o’clock near Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, the church where Dr. Martin Luther King was pastor in the 1950s. Police had barricaded Dexter Avenue up the hill from the church to the Alabama Capitol. Protestors largely left the…