Montgomery Police

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…

Suspect Charged in McQueen Street Homicide

Maurice Cooper-Jenkins/Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility Montgomery Police has charged a man in the Wednesday, May 6, homicide that left one person dead. Police arrested and charged 36-year-old Maurice Cooper-Jenkins with murder relating to the shooting death of 62-year-old Joseph Ford. MPD Spokesperson Cpt. Saba Coleman says police and fire medics responded to the 2900 block of McQueen around 3:00PM…

Man Says Ex-girlfriend Hit Him in the Head with Glass Clock During Verbal Dispute

Marlena Walker, 24, was charged with one count of second-degree domestic violence assault in reference to a domestic dispute that occurred on April 22. Police responded to a call in the 700 block of Whitehall Parkway. The adult male victim say his ex-girlfriend struck him in the head with a glass clock during a verbal altercation. The victims injury was…

Body Found in Pond near Wares Ferry Road

Body Discovered in Pond Near Charlie Brassell Place/Source: Alabama News Network Montgomery Police and Montgomery Fire/Rescue are on the scene of a body found in a pond near Wares Ferry Road. Montgomery Police say around 7:30AM Monday, an adult male was located in a pond in the 700 block of Charlie Brassell Place. Capt. Regina Duckett says there were no…

Pedestrian Killed in East Montgomery Accident

Montgomery Police say one person has died following a single vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in East Montgomery. Cpl. Tyneshia James said it happened around 8:00PM Friday night on I-85 near Chantilly Parkway. Cpl. James said the pedestrian died from their injuries. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Categories: Crime,…

Motion to Reconsider the Sentence of Former MPD Officer Convicted of Manslaughter Denied

Aaron Cody Smith (Source: Dale County Sheriff’s Office) The motion to reconsider the sentence and amend the 14 year sentence for former Montgomery police officer Aaron Cody Smith denied. Last week, Circuit Judge P.B. McLauchlin granted Smith an appeal bond that allowed him to be released on a $300,000 bond. Smith was required to wear an electronic ankle monitor and not…

Montgomery Police Investigating Man’s Shooting Death

Montgomery police say they’re conducting a death investigation after a fatal shooting early this morning. Police say at about 2:45AM, they and fire medics responded to the 900 block of West South Boulevard after getting a report of a person being shot. Police say that’s where they found the body of a man who had been shot. Police aren’t releasing…

Montgomery Man Charged with Murder in January Shooting

Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility A Montgomery man is now behind bars following a January homicide on Vaughn Road. Montgomery Police say 38 year old Jeffery Sanders was charged with murder in the shooting death of 30-year-old Brandon Ziegler, also of Montgomery. Sanders was taken into custody in early February out of state and was extradited back to Montgomery by…

MPD: Two Men Shot; Investigation Underway

Montgomery Police say two men who shot Thursday evening. The men were located in a vehicle in the 6000 block of Atlanta Hwy. Police say both sustained serious gunshots wounds and are being treated at a hospital. According to MPD, the exact location of shooting is unknown, but the victims drove to Atlanta Hwy from an area nearby off of…

Arrests Made after Shots Fired on Eastchase Parkway in Montgomery

Montgomery police say they’ve charged two men with firing a gun inside city limits after a disturbance at a business on Eastchase Parkway last night. Police say they’ve charged 40-year-old Michael London and 29-year-old Michael McQueen with discharging a firearm inside city limits. Police say their investigation shows that two men were arguing with an employee at a store in…