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Covington CountyMedia ReportTuesday 08 2676 Total Calls16 Medical Emergency31 Police Calls3 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportTuesday 08 26Booked In: 3Released: 16Total in Custody: 206Covington County Jai...
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Covington CountyMedia ReportMonday 08 2567 Total Calls8 Medical Emergency40 Police Calls2 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportMonday 08 25Booked In: 8Released: 13Total in Custody: 219Covington County Jail R...
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Covington CountyMedia ReportSunday 08 2478 Total Calls21 Medical Emergency31 Police Calls1 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportSunday 08 24Booked In: 13Released: 5Total in Custody: 224Covington County Jail ...
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Agents of the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board recently located and destroyed an illegal moonshine still near the city of Union Springs in Bullock County.  ABC Agents, assigned to the Moonshine Task Force, workin...
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MOBILE, Alabama -- Mobile police have arrested 3 men and charged them with capital murder in the early morning shooting death of a Theodore man and his grandson.

Ricky Jerome Turner, Bryant Lamar Reynolds and Tavares Dishun Jones are in custody, police announced this afternoon.

The shooting took place at about 1:30 this morning in the 7200 block of Old Military Road, where 66-year-old Willie Sullivan and 12-year-old Glen Sullivan were found dead of gunshot wounds in a residence.

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Wednesday, 22 June 2011 16:02

Manhunt under way for Maxwell escapee

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Law enforcement is currently searching for a 37-year-old prisoner serving jail time for drug charges who escaped from a Montgomery prison today.

The U.S. Department of Justice announced this afternoon that Haleodore Zepeta was declared missing from Maxwell, a minimum security prison work camp in Montgomery, early Wednesday morning.

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MONTGOMERY -- A Decatur man sentenced to life in prison for the brutal 1984 murder of his wife was denied a parole today by the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles.

The three-man board took less than five minutes to reject a parole for David Stewart, 59, who is being held at the medium security Easterling Correctional Facility in Clio.

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Wednesday, 22 June 2011 09:59

Ozark makes copper theft arrests

OZARK – Ozark police believe they may have two men in custody who are responsible for a rash of copper thefts from electric cooperatives over the last several months.

Ozark Police Chief Tony Spivey said two suspects from the Montgomery area are in custody for copper thefts at the Pea River Warehouse in Ozark after a lengthy foot pursuit in a wooded area, where an Ozark K-9 officer was bitten by a rattlesnake.

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Dothan City Schools officials and Dothan police continue to differ concerning who knew what and when concerning a Northview High School teacher accused of having sex with a male student.

Dothan Police Sgt. Rachel David said Tuesday in an e-mail that police were not made aware of allegations against Northview High School teacher Calvin Bell-Tharpe by school system authorities in November. David had said that police became aware of possible inappropriate activity between Bell-Tharpe and a student in May through an interview concerning an unrelated matter.

Bell-Tharpe is charged with felony school employee engaging in a sex act or sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19. He was released from the Houston County Jail around 2 p.m. Tuesday on bond.

9:55 a.m. – The Alabama Court of the Judiciary recently released a lengthy complaint against a Montgomery family court judge. One complaint involves VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor, a defendant in the bingo corruption trial.

According to the story , the judge is “accused of taking thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from gambling interests and then deciding questionably in a child custody case involving VictoryLand casino owner Milton McGregor's daughter.”

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On June 21, 2011 the Dothan Police Department arrested Alexander Brackins for Illegal Possession/Use of a Stolen Credit/Debit Card.

Police signed a warrant against Brackins following an incident on June 13, 2011 during which he attempted to purchase tires and rims with a stolen credit card at a local business.

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The Dothan Police Department is seeking the help of our local community and media in identifying a man wanted for indecent exposure.

On Sunday, July 19, 2011 the victim, a twelve year old female, was shopping with a guardian at Target. She and another juvenile went to the grocery side of the store where they briefly separated while looking for snacks.

The victim stated a white male suddenly appeared at the end of the aisle where she was walking and had his shorts pulled down and shirt raised up exposing his genitals.

Ms. Lillian Mathews, 76, of Andalusia, died Saturday June 18, 2011 at the Andalusia Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 11 AM Monday June 20th at the Rose Hill Church of Christ with Brother C. H. McCrory officiating, burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at 10 AM Monday at the church.

Survivors include her brother, Hilary H. Mathews of Rose Hill, sister-in-law, Hannah Lora Mathews of Andalusia, and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

Andalusia Police Dept. Is in a Standoff.

The IRT Team is on the ground and

shots have been fired.

 

Stay tuned and we will bring you

more to the minute Information as we get it.

 

At 6:30   The IRT Team is now making Entry.

They have received orders NOT to use

Lethal Force unless needed.

Rounds have been fired as well as Teargas launched.

Apparently shots were fired in house.

WKNI is on the scene.We'll update soon.

UPDATED 7pm

 

From what little information WKNI TV 25 News team could gather Officially, Mid afternoon a call went out for a possible suicide attempt was called in from a 3rd party, While the dispatcher was on the phone she heard a "Shotgun" blast and reported that to the responding units. After initial units arrived the individual inside the home refused to come out and was talking on the phone with a 3rd party. It was later reported by a neighbor that he heard several shots from inside the house. IRT team was called in and after what seemed to be surveillance and briefings two teams deployed in full body armor and tactical weapons. WKNI TV 25 was able to monitor the teams command as they were given orders to deploy Gas and to not use leathle force unless needed. The command directed the team to deploy several more rounds of gas into the house and after 15 miniutes or so the suspect came out with a Cell Phone in his hand. No other information from Andalusia Police Department was made available to WKNI TV 25. Chief Williams was unavailable to comment according to the Dispacther at the police department.

(Side note)It is our policy to not respond to suicide attempts or calls. However with as many as two dozen police officers responding and several residential blocks blocked off, It was our thought to respond and report what was happening as responsible media should. The lack of OPEN communications between Andalusia Police Department continues to widen and leaves one to wonder why. We hope the best for the man that was involved in this and hope that he gets the help he needs.

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