Drug related offenses and their penalties in Alabama

A drug related arrest is usually a confusing experience and anyone involved in a drug related offense will be worried as it is hard to know what to do and who to call. Like most other crimes, a drug related … Continue reading

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Decatur Police Uncover Elaborate Criminal Organization

The concerns of  Decatur citizens complaining to police that drug sales were occurring in several areas around town, helped lead to the arrest of what police are calling, an “elaborate criminal organization”. The Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit reported … Continue reading

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Alabama Athlete Arrested on Charge of Conspiracy to Commit Kidnapping

One of six individuals arraigned in a federal courthouse in Jackson, Mississippi, on conspiracy to commit kidnapping was Alabama basketball player Devonta Pollard.  Pollard, who was a five-star recruit from Porterville, Mississippi, was arrested last week for conspiracy in the … Continue reading

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Griffin’s Family Plans to Sue Police Departments

The mother of a man who jumped off a bridge into Lake Guntersville after a high-speed police chase is, according to her lawyer, planning to sue the police departments of three Alabama cities. Mark Overall, the attorney for Terron Dabbs … Continue reading

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Man Sentenced to Prison for DUI Fatality

A 75-year-old Prichard man struck and killed a pedestrian outside the Harlem Duke Social Club two years ago.  Although Alabama’s sentencing guidelines called for no prison time, a judge felt otherwise and sentenced the man to twelve years in prison, … Continue reading

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Huntsville Restaurant Fight Leads to Charges of Kidnapping and Robbery

On Monday evening, Huntsville police officers were called to Baumhower’s Restaurant to investigate reports of a fight in the parking lot.  When officers arrived at the parking lot of the restaurant located at 4250 Balmoral Drive, they were told that … Continue reading

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Officers and Citizens Honored for Crime-fighting Work

On May 7, the Homewood Police Department at its Ninth Annual Awards Ceremony held at Rosewood Hall, honored both officers and citizens for their help in fighting crime within the city of Homewood. The event is held to recognize the … Continue reading

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Reese Witherspoon and Husband Arrested in Atlanta

An Atlanta police officer early Friday morning, observed a motorist failing to stay in his lane and pulled the man over.  The officer suspected the driver was driving while impaired and administered a field sobriety test.  While administering the sobriety … Continue reading

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Missing 5-year-old Fairfax boy sighted in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – 5-year-old Cameron Serafin from Great Falls, Va., who was reported missing by his father, was seen at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport with his mother on Friday. Fairfax County police has also confirmed that the missing boy was … Continue reading

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Former Alabama Linebacker Charged With Disorderly Conduct

A former Alabama linebacker who has had numerous run-ins with the law, has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest by Decatur police. Rolando McClain was, according to the Decatur Police Department, arrested and charged with two … Continue reading

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