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Troy Police Investigating Murder

  The Troy Police Department is conducting a murder investigation following the death of a man late last night. Police say 27-year-old Jamarion Deandre Edwards was found shot to death on Watkins Court just before midnight.  Police say there were a lot of people on Watkins Court when Edwards was killed. Police hope that anyone with information will call them…

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…

Troy Police Chief Requests ‘Use of Force’ Investigation

The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether Troy Police officers used excessive force while taking a teenager into custody over the weekend. According to SBI, the 17-year-old male was injured while being arrested Sunday night in the area of Madison St. just before midnight. The unidentified teen was taken to Troy Regional Medical Center and later transported…

Troy Exchange Club Awards Troy Police a “McGruff, the Crime Dog”

The Troy Police Department has been given a McGruff, the Crime Dog” costume by the Troy Exchange Club. McGruff is used by police departments to raise awareness about crime prevention. Each year the exchange club sponsors a public safety project and this year they’re helping the Troy Police Department. They’ll use the McGruff costume to interact with students at area…