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Alabama: Person of interest sought after bomb threats at Murphy, Davidson high schools

Published August 21, 2015 by godshope1971

On Tuesday, police released several images of a person of interest wanted after a pair of high schools in Mobile received bomb threats.

The man appeared to be in his 50’s or 60’s, according to investigators. He was seen driving a newer model Ford Focus and may have a speech impediment, said Mobile Police Department spokesman Officer Terence Perkins. ∞∞∞∞∞ CLICK HERE FOR MORE »»»»

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Alabama: Former DeKalb County corrections officer arrested on tampering charges for 2nd time this month

Published August 20, 2015 by godshope1971

A former DeKalb County corrections officer was arrested Monday on charges he tampered with government records, the second such arrest in less than a month.

Nicholas Butler, 32, of Scottsboro was charged with five counts of tampering with government records. He was arrested at his home, DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said. ∞∞∞∞∞ CLICK HERE FOR MORE »»»»

Alabama: Woman, allegedly high on meds, causes four wrecks at four different intersections

Published August 20, 2015 by godshope1971

A Dothan woman was arrested Monday after reportedly hitting four separate cars at four separate intersections.

Dothan police arrested 41-year-old Hilda June Eppard Monday afternoon after she allegedly caused the accidents at the four intersections and continued driving. She has been charged with driving under the influence of prescription medications. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

Alabama: 2 arrested in DeKalb County after being found passed out in car

Published August 20, 2015 by godshope1971

Two people were arrested Monday in DeKalb County after sheriff’s deputies found them passed out in a vehicle.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office reports that it received a call reporting a vehicle sitting in the roadway on County Road 50 in Grove Oak. When deputies checked out the call, they found William Duke, 30, of Albertville and Cortney Hillis, 25, of Oxford passed out inside. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

Alabama: Police trying to ID suspect in Mountain Brook car break-ins

Published August 20, 2015 by godshope1971

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man they say is a suspect in a spate of car break-ins in a Mountain Brook neighborhood.

The thefts happened Aug. 12 and Aug. 13 along Pine Crest Road, Overbrook Road and Balmoral Road, said Lt. Jay Williams. There were at least a half dozen cars burglarized at several homes. In some of the break-ins, nothing was taken. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

Alabama: 21 arrested in connection with Atlanta to central Alabama cocaine trafficking network

Published August 20, 2015 by godshope1971

Twenty-one suspects were arrested, many today, after being indicted on charges related to trafficking powdered cocaine and crack from Atlanta to central Alabama, federal and state officials announced.

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange and U.S. Attorney George Beck for the Middle District of Alabama announced the arrests during an afternoon press conference. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

Alabama: Sheriff reveals more details on Bridge Street melee

Published August 20, 2015 by godshope1971

Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning has released more details about this weekend’s fight that led to a heavy police presence at Bridge Street Town Centre.

The incident started at about 10 p.m. Saturday near Monaco Pictures. Deputies working special detail there that night reported seeing several hundred people involved in several physical altercations within their groups. Deputies say most of the crowd were unescorted and unsupervised juveniles. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

Alabama: Bomb threats called in to Murphy, Davidson high schools

Published August 20, 2015 by godshope1971

Officials evacuated students from a pair of Mobile County schools Monday morning after bomb threats were called in to two high schools, according to the Mobile Police Department.

Just after 11 a.m., officers responded to a reported bomb threat at Davidson High School. As authorities responded to the scene a second threat was made against Murphy High School, said police spokesman Officer Terence Perkins. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

Alabama: Athens police investigating rumored threat at Athens High School

Published August 20, 2015 by godshope1971

The Athens Police Department is investigating a possible threat made by a student at Athens High School, though details of that threat have not been released.

Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said in a statement that the situation, which began when school administrators learned of a rumor of a threat, is under control. Johnson said the rumor was vague and did not include direct threats toward any individuals. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»