Convenience Store Owner Sentenced to Prison for Food Stamp Fraud

 

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge this week sentenced a Bessemer grocery store owner to three years and 10 months in prison and ordered him to forfeit $5.2 million to the government for defrauding the food stamp program, structuring cash transactions and laundering money to hide the illegal profit, and evading federal income taxes, […]

Morgan County Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Exploitation of a Child

Dusty Ray Wilhoite

Dusty Ray Wilhoite

 

BIRMINGHAM – A Morgan County man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to sexual exploitation of a child for videotaping a 13-year-old girl undressing and stepping into a shower, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Secretary […]

Five People Arrested in Theft Ring

Brandon Berry Sharp

Dedrick Casey

Jerry Benjamin Crowden

Kayla Michelle Sharp

Lawrence Matthew Lee

 

The people arrested were, Dedrick Casey, Brandon Berry Sharp, Jerry Benjamin Crowden, Kayla Michelle Sharp Burns and Lawrence Matthew Lee.

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Pre-Registration Open for Northwest Alabama Job Fair at NW-SCC

 

MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. — Avoid the summer heat and long registration lines by pre-registering at nwscc.edu for the Northwest Alabama Job Fair at Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC).

 

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Arizona Man Indicted for Alleged Securities Fraud in Tuscaloosa County

 

 

MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA (June 28, 2016) Lyn Head, District Attorney for the 6th Judicial Circuit, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama; and Joseph Borg, Director of the Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) announced that on June 24, 2016, James Friend Liebes, of Paradise Valley, Arizona was arrested by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for alleged violations of […]

Governor Bentley Announces Alabama Regional Job Fairs are Putting Alabamians Back to Work

 

MONTGOMERY (Governor’s Office) – Governor Robert Bentley received a presentation from Alabama Department of Labor Commissioner Fitzgerald Washington on the successful outcome of the Regional Job Fairs that are being hosted by the Department of Labor throughout the state.

 

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Leader of Northeast Birmingham Drug Ring Sentenced to 23 Years in Federal Prison

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge today sentenced the leader of one of Birmingham’s largest cocaine- and heroin-trafficking rings to nearly 23 years in federal prison, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton, IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Veronica Hyman-Pillot, and Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale.

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NW-SCC students win three medals at National SkillsUSA Championships

NW-SCC brings home three medals from national SkillsUSA competition_LtoR_Joseph Ezell, Five Points, TN_Amber Hutcheson, Bear Creek, AL_Jonathan Howard, Rogersville, AL

NW-SCC brings home three medals from national SkillsUSA competition_LtoR_Joseph Ezell, Five Points, TN_Amber Hutcheson, Bear Creek, AL_Jonathan Howard, Rogersville, AL

 

MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. — Proving to be some of the best in the nation, Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) students were awarded medalist honors in Cabinetmaking, Carpentry and Cosmetology (Job Skill Open Demonstration) at […]

Alabamasippi? I’m so confused.

These Alabama and Auburn shirts were spotted for sale at Dillard’s. Can you see what’s wrong with them?

 

Decatur Woman Arrested for Shooting Husband

Michelle Lee Owens

Michelle Lee Owens

 

On June 26th, 2016 at 2:46 pm the Morgan County E911 Center received a call from 2907 Lennox Drive Southwest, Decatur. Officers were dispatched to the residence to check the welfare of the family inside. At the residence, Officers made contact with Michelle Lee Owens as well as a […]

Lauderdale County Mugshots for June 17 through June 24, 2016

Birth Date:  08/17/61 Booking Number:  A1602467 Agency:  LAUD Inmate Name:  WALLIS, REBECCA J Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class 11:00:00 06/17/16 NWNI/Insufficient Funds Check 13A-9-13.1 2606 DIST AM

Birth Date: 10/08/95Booking Number: A1602553Agency: JUDInmate Name: WILLIAMSON, NATHANIEL DTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class17:25:00 06/22/16 Other 0004 MUN VI

Birth Date: 08/17/61Booking Number: A1602467Agency: LAUDInmate Name: WALLIS, REBECCA JTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class11:00:00 06/17/16 NWNI/Insufficient FundsCheck13A-9-13.1 2606 DIST AM

 

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Three Franklin County Prisoners Caught Escaping

BURNEY, CHARLES LEE Booking #: 1606161477 Booking Date: 06-10-2016 Charges: POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE; POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA

 

BURNEY, CHARLES LEEBooking #: 1606161477Booking Date: 06-10-2016Charges: POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE; POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA

GRIMES, CHRISTOPHER ADAMBooking #: 1602291358Booking Date: 02-24-2016Charges: ESCAPE 1ST; MOTION TO REVOKE

 

 

First Charles Burney, who was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia, climbed through an air duct.

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Franklin County Mugshots for 6.24.2016

Mugshots provided by Franklin County. All subjects are innocent until proven guilty.

 

BLUE, JEFFREY GLENBooking #: 1605191467Booking Date: 05-13-2016Charges: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 2ND; DOMESTIC STRANGULATION

WYATT, CHRISTOPHER LAMARBooking #: 1606161515Booking Date: 06-16-2016Charges: POSSESSION FORGED INSTRUMENT 1ST; THEFT OF PROPERTY 3RD

 

 

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Wanted for Possession of Forged Instrument

Precious Michelle White

Precious Michelle White

 

MOST WANTED – Russellville Police have a grand jury indictment to serve on Precious Michelle White. Her arrest warrant is for possession of a forged instrument.

 

 

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Crime of the Week

 

 

In late May, a burglar broke into a popular eatery, stealing cash and food. The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help in identifying this thief.

 

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