Crime

Repeaters: Dustin Blake Gaines

Repeaters: Dustin Blake Gaines
May 1, 2014
Crime

Dustin Blake Gaines, 30, was arrested in Franklin County on April 22nd for drug possession and theft of property. Gaines …Read More

Repeaters: Johnnie Tanisha Welch

Repeaters: Johnnie Tanisha Welch
May 1, 2014
Crime

Johnnie Tanisha Welch has been arrested on April 29th for failure to appear/probation violation in Franklin County. Welch was involved …Read More

John Wesley Akin Attempted to Fly the Coop!

John Wesley Akin Attempted to Fly the Coop!
May 1, 2014
Crime

John Wesley Akin, currently under indictment in Alabama and Florida, was reported missing yesterday. Police found Akin with 24 hours. …Read More

Lavert Abernathy Jr. Charged with Multiple Felonies

Lavert Abernathy Jr. Charged with Multiple Felonies
April 30, 2014
Crime

Domestic Violence Call Leads to Multiple Felony Charges; Florence Police have arrested and charged Lavert Abernathy, Jr, 41, of Florence …Read More

New Info on Alabama Woman Missing Since 2012

New Info on Alabama Woman Missing Since 2012
April 26, 2014
Crime

Over the past several months, agents from the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Alabama Bureau of Investigation, Alabama Law Enforcement …Read More

Missing from Florence: Abriana Lee Presley

Missing from Florence: Abriana Lee Presley
April 25, 2014
Crime

BOLO Missing/Runaway ; Abriana Presley, 16 YOA, 5’05”, 140 lbs, Brown hair/ Brown Eyes. Last seen in the area of …Read More

Kayla Ann Brandenburg Found

Kayla Ann Brandenburg Found
April 22, 2014
Crime

BOLO Missing and Endangered Female; Kayla Ann Brandenburg, White Female, 22 YOA, Blond/Blue. Last seen wearing blue jeans and a …Read More

Brian Mitchell Charged with UNA Threat

Brian Mitchell Charged with UNA Threat
April 22, 2014
Crime

Brian Mitchell, 22, has been identified as the sender of a Yik Yak threat to “shoot up” the UNA campus. …Read More

Repeaters: Jerry Benjamin Crowden

Repeaters: Jerry Benjamin Crowden
April 18, 2014
Crime

Jerry Benjamin Crowden has been arrested in Lauderdale County on five bench warrants. The April 10th arrest is ostensibly related …Read More

“Halloween Robbers” Captured–Update

“Halloween Robbers” Captured–Update
April 18, 2014
Crime

Two men accused of robbing a local convenience store at gunpoint have been captured. Kenneth Gregory West, 43, 77 Wedgewood …Read More

“Shoot ‘Em Up” Threatened at UNA

“Shoot ‘Em Up” Threatened at UNA
April 17, 2014
Crime

UNA Security Chief Bob Pastula was alerted via email to watch for any suspicious activity on campus Tuesday after he …Read More

Murder Victim Royce F. Varnell No Stranger to Law Enforcement (Update)

Murder Victim Royce F. Varnell No Stranger to Law Enforcement (Update)
April 15, 2014
Crime

Royce F. Varnell, 62, was found murdered in his Anderson home on Monday. Varnell had almost lost his life previously …Read More

TipSubmit

TipSubmit
April 14, 2014
Crime

Want to submit an anonymous tip to the Florence Police? Here’s how: To install this free app, tipsters can search …Read More

Meth Arrests in Large Apartment Complex

Meth Arrests in Large Apartment Complex
April 14, 2014
Crime

A Russellville man and woman were arrested on Friday after a community tip led to a meth lab a large …Read More

Suspected Jewel Thief Named in Jo Spencer Murder–Update

Suspected Jewel Thief Named in Jo Spencer Murder–Update
April 11, 2014
Crime

Russellville detectives identified James Chris Spencer, 46, today as the chief suspect in the death of his mother, Jo Spencer. …Read More

Selma Minister Charged with Incest

Selma Minister Charged with Incest
April 11, 2014
Crime

An Alabama preacher has been arrested on sex abuse charges for allegedly raping and sodomizing a young family member. William …Read More

Mykell Ramsey Arrested for Child Porn–Now Indicted

Mykell Ramsey Arrested for Child Porn–Now Indicted
April 10, 2014
Crime

Mykell Devon Ramsey, 18, was arrested yesterday on six counts of possession of child pornography. Ramsey is an East Florence …Read More

New “Prize” Scam

New “Prize” Scam
April 9, 2014
Crime

From FPD: FPD has received several reports this morning of a new (to our area) scam. This scam involves someone …Read More

Help ID These Two Florence Suspects

Help ID These Two Florence Suspects
April 7, 2014
Crime

Do you recognize these men? They are suspects in a theft case. They were last seen traveling with a white …Read More

Wanted: Matthew Terhune–CAPTURED

Wanted: Matthew Terhune–CAPTURED
April 3, 2014
Crime

Matthew Joseph Terhune, 25, from Florence is now wanted in the Eclipse Street shooting that has already produced one arrest. …Read More

Remember Tosha Saint?

Remember Tosha Saint?
March 31, 2014
Crime

This Russellville home invasion was big news at the time (not to mention the humor factor): A Night of Love …Read More

Robert Strickland Arrested for Child Torture

Robert Strickland Arrested for Child Torture
March 31, 2014
Crime

Robert Duncan Strickland, 23, has been arrested in Franklin County on charges of Child Torture. He’s currently being held in …Read More

Jeffrey Taft Lee Arrested for Felony Murder

Jeffrey Taft Lee Arrested for Felony Murder
March 29, 2014
Crime

Jeffrey Taft Lee, 30, has been charged with felony murder in the death of Gary Fields, 61, also of Florence. …Read More