Do you know this man? Sheriff’s Department asking public for help to catch a thief

KILLEN – The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying a thief.


Second arrest made in Muscle Shoals murder

Ronnie Lee Credille

MUSCLE SHOALS–(SHOALS INSIDER)– In what may be a Tommy Arthur style murder, police have made a second-weekend arrest in the murder of Jason Fox.


Bubba Underwood right choice for Tuscumbia

With so many candidates in the upcoming local elections, we here at Shoals Insider normally do not make endorsements in every race; however, we feel that this years mayoral race in Tuscumbia is one of great importance for the people of Tuscumbia.


Florence Mugshots Through 8.15.2016

Birth Date: 11/29/89Booking Number: A1603391Agency: FPDInmate Name: BEANE, MICHAEL CTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class19:50:00 08/15/16 Public Intoxication 1B 13A-11-10 4299 MUN VI19:50:00 08/15/16 Disorderly Conduct 1B 13A-11-7 5311 MUN CM

Birth Date: 12/09/95Booking Number: A1603385Agency: FPDInmate Name: BATES, CAMERON LTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class16:00:00 08/15/16 Contempt of […]

Two arrested after string of vehicle burglaries

FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)- Authorities tell the Insider they have arrested two Florence residents after several vehicles were reportedly burglarized.


UNA renames college of nursing after Anderson family agrees to donate $3 million

FLORENCE. – According to William Shakespeare, “A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” And when it comes to the new name of the University of North Alabama College of Nursing, students and the public can still expect UNA to produce amazing nurses as it has since 1973.


Florence Police Roundup

Here are some of the arrests over the weekend made by Florence Police. Demetrius Brown- Brown was arrested and charged with several vehicle burglaries in the area of Prospect Street and Hermitage Drive. He was identified from surveillance video and witnesses in the area.

Nicholas Sanders

Billy Chandler

Demetrius […]

Lauderdale County Mugshots for August 5 Through August 12

Mugshots provided by Lauderdale County. All subjects innocent until proven guilty.


Birth Date: 12/02/81Booking Number: A1603330Agency: LAUDInmate Name: WHITE, TONI CTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class21:15:00 08/11/16 POSSESSION OFMARIJUANA 2ND13A-12-214 3599 DIST AM21:15:00 08/11/16 Unlaw Poss. Dangerous Drugs 13A-12-212 3599 DIST 3F21:15:00 08/11/16 Drug Paraphernalia,Use/Poss 13a-12-260 DIST AM

Birth […]

Tuscumbia attorney turns 50

William Hovater

TUSCUMBIA–Today marks the 50th birthday of prominent Colbert County Attorney William Hovater. If you get the chance today call 256-381-4771 today to wish him a Happy Birthday or comment and share on Facebook.

Have a Blessed and Happy Birthday William from your friends, family, and the Shoals Insider, notably Becky, Jennifer, […]

Reck chosen as new Muscle Shoals Police Chief

MSPD Chief Clint Reck

MUSCLE SHOALS-(SHOALS INSIDER)- Muscle Shoals will have a new police chief starting September 1st.


Officer involved shooting at Florence Dollar General

FLORENCE- Officer Involved Shooting: A traffic stop of a stolen vehicle resulted in a foot pursuit of one of the suspects. The incident occurred this afternoon at the Dollar General on Chisholm Road.


Mississippi officials have robbery suspect in custody

Justin Nathaniel Ratcliffe

TUSCUMBIA–(SHOALS INSIDER)–Authorities in Mississippi have a Missouri sex offender in custody, who is a suspect in the Wednesday robbery of TVA Community Credit Union in downtown Tuscumbia.


Former Community Health Clinic CFO Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge Tuesday sentenced the former chief financial officer of an Alabama non-profit health clinic for the poor and homeless to 17 years in prison for a complicated scheme to defraud millions of dollars from two non-profit health clinics and the federal government health agencies that provided most of their funding, […]

IRS Employee Sentenced to Nine Years and Two Months in Prison for Leading $1 Million ID Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge today sentenced an IRS employee to nine years and two months in prison for using her access to taxpayer information to lead a complex, multi-year, $1 million stolen identity refund scheme involving hundreds of victims, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, IRS Criminal Investigation, St. Louis Field Office, Special […]

Tuscumbia credit union robbed


TUSCUMBIA–(SHOALS INSIDER)–Authorities tell the Shoals Insider TVA Community Credit Union, located on the corner of 6th Street and Broad St, was robbed this afternoon.


Lauderdale County Mugshots July 29 Through August 5 2016

Birth Date: 08/13/97Booking Number: A1602445Agency: LAUDInmate Name: BEVIS, WILLIAM LTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class10:50:00 07/29/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 DIST BM10:50:00 07/29/16 Buy/Receive Stolen Property 1 13A-8-17 2803 DIST 2F

Birth Date: 03/15/85Booking Number: A1603161Agency: JUDInmate Name: BELEW, DAVID ATime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class10:00:00 08/02/16 Other […]

Robbery Suspects Run Out of Gas


Corey Surratt and Austin Hayes

On Sunday morning, officers responded to a reported robbery in Oak Hills Subdivision. The victim stated Corey Surratt picked him up to go and get breakfast.



Florence Mugshots Through 8.2.16

Birth Date: 04/08/74Booking Number: A1603148Agency: FPDInmate Name: WILKERSON, ANGEL LTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class20:29:00 07/31/16 THEFT 4TH – SHOPLIFTING<4993AB 13A-8-5 2303 MUN 4M

Birth Date: 12/14/93Booking Number: A1603156Agency: FPDInmate Name: WILLIAMS, RICKY LTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class16:30:00 08/01/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 MUN BM