Wetumpka Police Department

Wetumpka Police, Elmore County Sheriff’s Office Involved in Early-Morning Car Chase

Wetumpka police were called to assist the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office in a vehicle chase shortly after 6 am. The vehicle, stolen from Montgomery, was headed towards Downtown Wetumpka. Police say a Wetumpka police vehicle and Elmore County Sheriff’s vehicle were both hit during the chase. The chase ended near Bibb Graves Bridge. After the vehicle stopped, two suspects exited…

Wetumpka Locals Back the Blue Saturday

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US Marshals: Suspect Charged with Murder of Ke’Aira Battle

James Burton Dunn/  Source:Montgomery County Jail According to the US Marshals, James Burton Dunn was taken into custody Monday morning and charged with Capital Murder in the death of Ke’Aira Battle. On Friday, June 19, authorities found Battle’s body outside of Elmore Community Hospital. An investigation determined she died from a gunshot wound. The Wetumpka and Montgomery Police Departments started…

Wetumpka Police Searching for Theft Suspect

1/2t Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2tt Show Caption Hide Caption The Wetumpka Police Department is currently searching for the identity and location of a suspect wanted for theft of property. The Wetumpka Police Department says that on March 1, of this year, the suspect pictured above entered the Wetumpka Walmart and stole $4,173.16 worth of merchandise. The items were concealed…

Wetumpka Residents Reflect on Tornado Anniversary

Sunday officially marked the one year anniversary since an EF-2 tornado damaged homes, businesses, and churches in Wetumpka. On Sunday, the community held a praise service to remember that day, and to reflect on the progress made in the rebuilding efforts. “As bad as it was on that January 19, 2019, the opportunities that we’ve been given because of that…

Wetumpka Police Take Fugitive Into Custody

  Melvin Daniels, Jr. (Source: CrimeStoppers) A fugitive wanted for theft of property and burglary has been taken into custody. Melvin Daniels, Jr. was located in Wetumpka after Montgomery Police received an anonymous tip from CrimeStoppers on Wednesday, June 26. After being confronted by Wetumpka Police and becoming combative with officers, Daniels was taken into custody. Daniels was originally wanted for…

Wetumpka Police Searching for Suspect in Multiple Robberies

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