Wetumpka Police

Two Men Wanted in Connection to Theft in Wetumpka

Source: CrimeStoppers Source: CrimeStoppers Source: CrimeStoppers Source: CrimeStoppers Source: CrimeStoppers The Wetumpka Police Department is currently investigating a felony theft that occurred at a retail store. Police say on July 19 around 12:30PM, two unknown males entered a cell phone retail store. One of the males was seen on surveillance stealing a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra smartphone and a Samsung…

Update: Suspect Cleared of Possible Theft Charges

Suspect Courtesy of Wetumpka Police Suspect Vehicle Courtesy of Wetumpka Police  UPDATE: Wetumpka police have notified CrimeStoppers that Daniel Hendricks visited the Wetumpka Police Department in reference to an investigation into the fraudulent use of a debit card. After speaking with investigators, police say Hendricks is no longer a suspect.   Investigators say they told Hendricks that he was initially listed…

Two Men in Custody After Chase Ends in Montgomery

Madison Ave & Capitol Parkway Madison Ave & Capitol Parkway Madison Ave & Capitol Parkway Two men are in custody after a chase ended on Madison Avenue in Montgomery. Wetumpka Police say an officer attempted to stop a vehicle around 8:00AM because the tag was showing the vehicle’s owner had felony warrants. Lt. Ella Roberts says the chase started on…

Wetumpka Police Officer Faces Felony Theft Charges for Items Stolen from Station Evidence Room

Former Wetumpka police officer, Sean Blackburn, faces felony charges. Blackburn has been charged with with 2 counts of  second degree theft. Elmore County District Attorney, Randall Houston, couldn’t go into specifics about what was stolen, but it was items from the evidence locker. It will affect some cases, but no major ones. Blackburn was transported to Elmore County Detention Facility…

Divers Recover Driver’s Body After Car Goes Into Coosa River

A body was found in the Coosa River after a high speed chase ended in the river late last night. The car crashed into the Coosa River at Gold Star Park. Police say that Alabama Department of Corrections officers were chasing a car that left Tutweiler Prison Thursday. They say the driver then took a turn into gold star park…

UPDATE: Wetumpka Teen Reported Missing Found Safe

According to CrimeStoppers, Hannah Marie Knighten, 16, was found safe Friday and is back with her family. The Wetumpka Police Department did not release any other details. The Wetumpka High School student was reported missing earlier this week after her family was unable to get in contact with her after the school day ended.   Categories: Montgomery Metro, News, Statewide…