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61-Year-Old Montgomery Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of Family Member Under 12-Years-Old

Montgomery Police Department has charged Fermon Dabney, 61, with sexual abuse of a child less than 12-years-old. A sexual assault investigation began on April 7, in the 4200 block of Hartford Street. During the course of the investigation it was determined that the juvenile female victim was sexually assaulted by Dabney, a family member. Dabney was taken into custody Wednesday…

Reactions from Gregory Gunn’s Neighborhood on Guilty Verdict for Former MPD Officer Aaron Smith

On Friday, a Dale County jury found  former MPD officer Aaron Cody Smith guilty on a manslaughter charge in the 2016 shooting death of Gregory Gunn. We went to the Mobile Heights community where Gunn lived and the shooting took place to get reaction from residents on the news of the guilty verdict. Residents were reluctant to speak on camera,…

Charges Against Suspect in Nov. 8 Shooting Upgraded to Murder

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the death on Monday, Nov. 18, of James Harris, 44. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 3300 block of East Tuskegee Circle at about 10:10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8. in reference to a subject shot. There they located Harris who had sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. Harris died…

Trial for Montgomery Police Officer Charged with the Murder of Unarmed Black Man Underway

The trial for the Montgomery police officer charged with shooting and killing an unarmed black man in 2016 is now underway. Montgomery police officer Aaron Cody Smith shot and killed Montgomery resident, Greg Gunn in the early morning hours of February 25, 2016. Now Dale County judge, P.B. McLauchlin, has granted a the state’s motion for a gag order in…

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…

MPD: Viral Facebook Walmart Threat Not Credible

The Montgomery Police Department is addressing posts on social media about potential violence at Walmart. According MPD, officers and other law enforcement agencies have researched viral Facebook posts, which allege the threat of violence at Walmart this weekend and warn against shopping there. The posts do not reference a specific location, but have been shared many times locally and have…

MPD: 7-Year-Old Boy Dies in Accidental Drowning in Montgomery

The Montgomery Police Department has located the body of a missing 7-year-old child. MPD sent out an alert Saturday afternoon asking for the public’s assistance in locating Khalil West. He was last seen in the area of 1700 South Perry St. At 5:30 p.m., police ended the search, saying the child was dead and appeared to be the victim of …

MPD Collects 100 Firearms at Buyback Event

A gun buyback event ended Saturday with the Montgomery Police Department receiving the max amount of 100 guns. MPD made the announcement via Facebook around 1 pm. CrimeStoppers Executive Director Tony Garrett advised that the third Gun Buyback event was deemed a success.  According to Garrett, the majority of guns collected were from residents who were not gun users and…