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MPD Arrest Teen on Rape Charges

On Oct. 10, MPD charged Emanuel Bennett, 19, of Montgomery with two counts of first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sodomy in connection with the sexual assault of a juvenile female. MPD investigators placed Bennett in the Montgomery County Detention Facility, where he was being held under bonds totaling $240,000. MPD’s investigation, which was initiated last week, is continuing….

MPD Investigate Fatal Crash on Montgomery Man

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a single-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a Montgomery man. Bobby L. Jones, 51, was pronounced dead at the scene when the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu he was operating left the roadway and crashed. The crash occurred about 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, near the intersection of Northern Boulevard and North Belt Drive. MPD accident investigators are working…

Arrest Made in Fairground Road Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department has made an arrest in the Wednesday, Oct. 5, shooting death of 41-year- old Tyler Sasser of Montgomery. MPD detectives charged Rodrick Senderson Jr., 22, of Montgomery with one count of murder. Senderson was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals. Following his arrest, he was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility, where he was being held under a $300,000 bond. On Oct. 5 at about 10 p.m. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 3500 block of Fairground Road after receiving a report of a subject shot….

Montgomery Healthcare Company Joins Fight Against Alzheimer’s

Nearly 90,000 people, in Alabama alone, face the daily battle of Alzheimer’s disease and more could join that number. This insidious condition that steals away precious memories and quality of life for so many has become the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. Alabama healthcare company, Turenne & Associates, has joined the Montgomery community in mobilizing against the…

MPD Investigate Homicide After Sept. 11 Shooting Victim Dies

The Montgomery Police Department has initiated a homicide investigation following the death this week of 23-year-old Jermaine Hogan of Montgomery, who was shot and wounded Sunday, Sept. 11. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 3700 block of Whiting Avenue at about 7 p.m. Sept. 11 after receiving a report that a subject had been shot. There, they located the victim, who was transported…

Teen Identified as Victim in Montgomery Weekend Shooting

Police in Montgomery have identified the victim of a deadly weekend shooting as 19-year-old Zhivago Hines of Montgomery. The Montgomery Advertiser reports that police began a homicide investigation Sunday after Hines died of his injuries from a Saturday shooting. Montgomery police Capt. Zedrick Dean tells the newspaper that police and medics found Hines wounded late Saturday night after receiving a…

Montgomery Finance Dept. Awarded for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Government Finance Officers Association awarded its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Montgomery for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended on Sept. 30, 2015. Led by City of Montgomery Finance Director Barry Crabb and Deputy Finance Director Betty Beville, the City’s Finance Department’s diligent efforts in preparing and publishing…

Victim ID’d in Fatal Judge C. Price Street Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department has identified the victim of a weekend fatal shooting as 34-year-old Chauncey Robinson of Montgomery. MPD initiated a homicide investigation into Robinson’s death following the Sept. 18 shooting. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 100 block of Judge C. Price Street at about 7:50 p.m. after receiving a report that a subject had been shot. There, they discovered…

Former Residents Return For New Public Housing Groundbreaking

A new housing development is coming to downtown Montgomery replacing the old Trenholm Court housing that was demolished in 2011. The housing authority says there’s still a huge need for homes and apartments like this in the city. This wasn’t your average ground breaking. There were the usual city leaders who helped make this new development a reality, but there…

HandsOn Montgomery Backs the Blue

Artist Joel Kelly presents his painting to Chief Finley. HandsOn Montgomery is an organization dedicated to mobilizing volunteers and connecting people. They also hope to build a strong, caring community. To them, the community includes law enforcement. They wanted to express thanks to the public servants who put on badges and put themselves in harm’s way every day, and they encouraged…