Montgomery Police

Attorneys Make Opening Statements, Witnesses Called to Stand in Day 2 of Murder Trial for MPD Officer

Montgomery police officer Aaron Cody Smith is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Greg Gunn. Gunn was an unarmed black man that was fatally shot by Smith back in 2016. Day two of the trial started with both defense attorneys and prosecutors making opening statements. Both the state and the defense broke down the order of events with…

Day 2 of Murder Trial for Police Officer Charged with Murder of Montgomery Resident Begins with Opening Statements

The state made the first move with opening statements for nearly an hour breaking down the order of events that happened on February 25, 2016. The state argued that Greg Gunn did not fight, he did not have a gun, and he did not harm Officer Aaron Cody Smith. He simply ran. The State describes Smith to the jury as…

Montgomery Man Charged with Greenville Bank Robbery

Gillispie Fannin (Source: Greenville Police Department) A Montgomery man was arrested Thursday in connection with a robbery at the Community Neighborhood Bank in Greenville. According to Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn,  Gillispie Fannin, 29, from Montgomery, was charged with 2nd-degree Robbery and placed in the Butler County Jail.  Fannin was already on federal probation for another Robbery charge. Lovvorn says…

MPD Offers Holiday Safety Tips After Recent Social Media Post Rumors

Several alarming social media posts regarding attempted abductions, or possible human-trafficking attempts in Montgomery have caught the attention of the Montgomery Police Department. MPD Captain R.L. Duckett says MPD investigated the circumstances surrounding the posts and none indicated that they were related to an abduction or a kidnapping attempt. “I think a lot of people just don’t really understand the circumstances…

Montgomery Police: “aware of multiple social media posts regarding attempted abductions”

Several alarming social media posts regarding attempted abductions, or possible human-trafficking attempts in Montgomery have caught the attention of the Montgomery Police Department. In the weeks after the tragedy of 3-year-old Kamille “Cupcake” Mckinney, and in the midst of the search for 19-year-old Aniah Blanchett,  these types of posts have seemingly multiplied on social media. Alabama News Network reached out…

Photos Released of Montgomery BB&T Bank Robbery Suspect

The Montgomery Police Department has now released photos of the suspect they say robbed a bank on Thursday. Police say the unknown man went into the BB&T on Carter Hill Road at around 10:40 a.m.  Police say he showed a note and then ran out of the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. The contents of the note have…

Two-Vehicle Accident in Montgomery

Officials say a car crashed into a vacant building on Madison Avenue and North Union Street Wednesday morning.  They say a school bus was also involved in the accident. Luckily, no children were on the bus and the drivers only had minor injuries. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: maddison avenue, Montgomery Police, traffic accident

Montgomery Police Make Murder Arrest

Montgomery police say they’ve made an arrest in the shooting death of a man last night. Police say they’ve charged 22-year-old Markel Thomas of Montgomery with murder in the killing of 40-year-old Derrick Blount. Police say they found Blount dead in the 4800 block of Mobile Highway shortly after 9:30PM. Police say the shooting actually happened in the 3400 block…

Crews Working to Remove Submerged Vehicle

Crews are working to remove a vehicle submerged in water. Authorities responded to the 200 block Eugene Street in reference to a vehicle in the water. So far no injuries have been reported and it does not appear that anyone was inside. Categories: Montgomery Tags: Montgomery Police, submerged vehicle

Man Killed in Wreck on Selma Highway

Montgomery police say a man was killed early this morning when he crashed his pickup truck on Selma Highway. At about 3:15AM, police and fire medics responded to the scene on Selma Highway in between Lamar Road and Gateway Drive. Police say the man hit a tree and died on the scene. His name hasn’t yet been released. Categories: Montgomery,…