Pike County

Search Underway for Man Missing Since Monday

Troy Police are searching for a man who has been missing since Monday. Gary Lee Pergler, 48, was last seen by his neighbors at his residence on Pike County Road 5516. He is 5’11” tall and weighs 195 pounds and drives a white 2001 Chevrolet Impala with Alabama tag 55BD478. Anyone who can help police locate Pergler or his car…

Search Underway for Suspect in Pike County Kidnapping

Authorities continue to search for the suspect in Pike County kidnapping. Pike County Sheriff Russell Thomas tells Alabama News Network Timothy Latty, 42, had been staying with Joseph Chancellor, 55, when Latty told Chancellor he needed to go to Birmingham. Thomas says when they were north of Troy, Chancellor let Latty out of the car. The sheriff says that’s when…

Update: Victims’ Names Released in Triple-Fatal Wreck in Pike County

Alabama state troopers have released the names of the three people killed in a wreck in Pike County on Monday afternoon. The wreck happened on U.S. Highway 231 in southern Pike County, near the Coffee County line. State troopers say Debra Myers Askew, 61, of Brundidge, was critically injured when her car hit another car driven by Robert C. Pecnick,…

Update: Three People Killed in Pike County Wreck

Alabama state troopers have confirmed that a third person has died in a wreck on U.S. Highway 231 in southern Pike County. The wreck happened this afternoon near the Coffee County line and involved an 18-wheeler and two cars. The crash shut down the southbound side of the highway. The names of the victims haven’t yet been released. Stay with…

Inmate Fatally Struck by Vehicle While Working Roadside

Authorities say an Alabama Department of Corrections inmate has died after being hit by a vehicle while working along a roadside near Troy. State troopers say 34-year-old Steven Edward Martin of Warrior was killed Monday afternoon when he was struck by a pickup truck on U.S. Highway 231 in Pike County, around five miles south of Troy. Pike County Coroner…

Brantley Police Officer Charged with Receiving Stolen Property

According to the Brantley Police Department, one of its officers is on administrative after he was arrested in Pike County last week. Officer Jeremy Ray Walker is charged with receiving stolen property. Walker is currently out on bond. Keep checking www.alabamanews.net for updates on this developing story. Categories: Crime, News, South Alabama Tags: Administrative Leave, Brantley Police Officer, Jeremy Walker,…

John Lewis to Have School Named in His Honor

A Georgia elementary school will be named after Pike County native Congressman John Lewis. Tuesday, the DeKalb County Board of Education voted to name a new elementary school (Pre-K – 5) in honor of Atlanta Congressman John Lewis, 5th District Georgia.  The new school will be known as John Robert Lewis Elementary School.  It will be the first public school in…

Teen Arrested for DUI and Driving 116 MPH Down U.S. 231

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is giving credit to two state troopers who likely saved lives Wednesday night. Corporal Drew Brooks and Senior trooper Justin Vann pulled over a motorist going 116 miles per hour down U.S 231. This is according to a post made on ALEA’s Facebook page. They found 19-year old Wyatt Craig Bishop with a blood alcohol content…

Four Suspects Wanted for Pike Co. Mechanic Shop Burglary

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