Monthly Archives: June 2012

Rockford Man Racks up 10 DUI Arrests

Under Alabama law, a prosecutor must petition the judge to have you declared a “habitual offender.”  It only takes three offenses within five years, or five within 10.  Now that he has been so declared, it is now a felony … Continue reading

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From Bad to Worse: Man Charged with Animal Cruelty Now Faces Drug Charges

Derrick Harris, of Pleasant Grove, already faced nineteen counts of Animal Cruelty (a misdemeanor)  in connection with his twenty pit bulls.  Now he is facing possession of a controlled substance (a felony) and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Police found the … Continue reading

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Minit Mart Owner Arrested for Selling “Spice” to Minors

The Owner of a Minit Mart in Geraldine has been arrested and charged with distributing “Spice” – illegal under a new Alabama law.  “Spice” is a street term for a broad class of synthetic marijuana, and is marketed as “safe,” … Continue reading

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Four Arrested in Meth Lab

Channel 13 reports that during a search for a stolen vehicle, DeKalb County officers were led to a meth lab in New Harmony.  The DeKalb County Drug Task Force agents were called in, and they confirmed the initial findings:  the … Continue reading

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