Crime

Bunyan’s BBQ in Florence Robbed

Bunyan’s BBQ in Florence Robbed
January 29, 2016
Crime

The Florence Police Department is investigating the overnight burglary of Bunyan’s BBQ on West College Street. If you have information …Read More

Tennessee Begins Prosecuting Women Who Lose Infants Due to Drug Abuse

Tennessee Begins Prosecuting Women Who Lose Infants Due to Drug Abuse
January 29, 2016
Crime

From DA Brent Cooper: A 28-year-old Manchester, Tennessee, woman is being held in the Coffee County Jail under a $50,000 …Read More

Tosha Jean Wallace Ward Has New Arrests

Tosha Jean Wallace Ward Has New Arrests
January 29, 2016
Crime

Tosha Ward, currently under indictment for child endangerment in Lauderdale County, has been arrested on two bench warrants in the …Read More

Repeaters: Joshua McClain

Repeaters: Joshua McClain
January 29, 2016
Crime

Joshua McClain has been arrested in Florence on five charges of failure to appear. Read more about this uber repeater …Read More

Florence Man Indicted on Federal Domestic Violence and Stalking Charges

Florence Man Indicted on Federal Domestic Violence and Stalking Charges
January 28, 2016
Crime

Press Release: A federal grand jury today indicted a Florence man on interstate domestic violence and stalking charges for assaulting …Read More

Prison Update: Oliver Brazelle

Prison Update: Oliver Brazelle
January 24, 2016
Crime

Earlier this month, Oliver Brazelle was returned to Lauderdale Circuit Court where he was transferred to Community Corrections. The 81 …Read More

Former Madison County Deputy Pleads Guilty To Lying Under Oath To Obstruct Investigation Into Beating

Former Madison County Deputy Pleads Guilty To Lying Under Oath To Obstruct Investigation Into Beating
January 21, 2016
Crime

Press Release: HUNTSVILLE – Former Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Watson, 31, pleaded guilty today to obstructing a federal investigation …Read More

Jail Update: Andrew Daniel Scott

Jail Update: Andrew Daniel Scott
January 17, 2016
Crime

According to a source at the Lauderdale County Detention Center, Andrew Daniel Scott was released from that facility on January …Read More

Prison Spotlight: John Wesley Akin

Prison Spotlight: John Wesley Akin
January 14, 2016
Crime

According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, John Wesley Akin has been granted a “jail time credit” of 545 days …Read More

Lawrence Co., TN, District Attorney on Prosecution Policy

Lawrence Co., TN, District Attorney on Prosecution Policy
January 11, 2016
Crime

Press Release: This is a message I just received from a friend on Facebook: “My hope is that Mr. ****** …Read More

David Curtis Wood Captured

David Curtis Wood Captured
January 10, 2016
Crime

David Curtis Wood, 58, escaped from a Camden, Alabama, work release center last June. Wood was serving a 999 year …Read More

Whitney Lynn Whitaker Gets “Youthful Offender”

Whitney Lynn Whitaker Gets “Youthful Offender”
January 9, 2016
Crime

The trial of Whitney Lynn Whitaker is scheduled for March. Whitaker, 19, was indicted in August on charges of reckless …Read More

Grandmother Mistakes “Baby Daddy” for McBurger

Grandmother Mistakes “Baby Daddy” for McBurger
January 8, 2016
Crime

Tyann Blackburn Carter Harrison of Florence was charged earlier this week for stabbing the father of one of her daughter’s …Read More

Holland Elkins Arrested in Lauderdale

Holland Elkins Arrested in Lauderdale
January 6, 2016
Crime

Holland Noah Elkins was arrested on December 23, 2015, for Felony Domestic Violence. At that time the Florence man was …Read More

Jail Spotlight: Gerald Winston Surratt Jr.

Jail Spotlight: Gerald Winston Surratt Jr.
January 6, 2016
Crime

Repeater Gerald Winston Surratt Jr., 29, of Florence was arrested earlier this week on felony charges of third degree burglary …Read More

David Ros Back on Probation

David Ros Back on Probation
January 6, 2016
Crime

David Ros of Florence, a one-time associate of convicted heroin trafficker John Wesley Akin, appeared in Lauderdale Circuit Court on …Read More

TimesDaily in Error on Holloway Indictment

TimesDaily in Error on Holloway Indictment
January 5, 2016
Crime

A recent list of the Lauderdale County December Indictments in the TimesDaily included the following entry: A source at the …Read More

TBI Seeking Information in 1980 Double Homicide Investigation

TBI Seeking Information in 1980 Double Homicide Investigation
January 2, 2016
Crime

Press Release: The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a subject wanted for questioning in …Read More

Prison Spotlight: Oliver Brazelle

Prison Spotlight: Oliver Brazelle
January 2, 2016
Crime

Oliver Brazelle, 81, is currently housed in the Bibb County Correctional Facility. The former Sheffield youth minister is serving a …Read More

John Wesley Akin Accepts Plea Deal for 20 Years

John Wesley Akin Accepts Plea Deal for 20 Years
December 31, 2015
Crime

John Wesley Akin, 27, accepted a 20 year plea deal on drug trafficking charges on December 8th, 2015. Akin is …Read More

Drug Scam Reached Winston County

Drug Scam Reached Winston County
December 31, 2015
Crime

Press Release: BIRMINGHAM – A Jasper pharmacist and one of his pharmacy technicians turned themselves in to Federal Drug Enforcement …Read More

Decatur Man Indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Misuse of a Social Security Number and Identity Theft

Decatur Man Indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Misuse of a Social Security Number and Identity Theft
December 31, 2015
Crime

Press Release: A federal grand jury today indicted a Decatur man for failing to register as a sex offender and …Read More

IRS Employee Charged in $1 Million ID Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

IRS Employee Charged in $1 Million ID Theft Tax Fraud Scheme
December 27, 2015
Crime

Press Release: Federal officials today announced arrests and charges in a stolen identity tax-refund scheme believed to involve more than …Read More

40 YEARS FOR RAPE OF A CHILD

40 YEARS FOR RAPE OF A CHILD
December 24, 2015
Crime

Press Release: Judge Stella Hargrove sentenced William Douglas Farr, 71, a Lawrence County man, to 40 years today for one …Read More