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Police need your help identifying this man

FLORENCE –Police need help tracking down a theft suspect. The man was seen on surveillance filling up his shopping cart, but he didn’t quite make it out of the store. Florence police said the suspect was seen wearing a red t-shirt and camouflage Alabama hat. According to investigators, he tried stealing several hundred dollars […]

Former Middle School Principal Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Child Enticement and Child Pornography

BIRMINGHAM – On Thursday, a federal judge sentenced former Jefferson County Schools’ human resources director and Hueytown Middle School principal to more than 30 years in prison for enticing a minor to engage in prostitution and possessing child pornography. Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey, FBI Acting Special Agent in Charge David W. Archey, […]

Former CWA Local President Sentenced to One Year and a Day in Prison for Stealing from Union

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge on Thursday sentenced the former president of the Communications Workers of America, Local 3901, in Oxford, Ala., to one year and a day in prison for embezzling from the organization, announced federal officials.

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New Year’s Gunshot that Killed Child Fired by Man Illegally in U.S.

HUNTSVILLE – The man whose celebratory New Year’s 2017 gunfire killed a five-year-old child in Athens, Ala., pleaded guilty today in federal court to illegally possessing the gun because he was in the United States illegally. Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Steven […]

Three Birmingham Area Men Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

BIRMINGHAM –Three Birmingham area men have pleaded guilty in federal court to a conspiracy to distribute large amounts of methamphetamine in the Northern District of Alabama, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey and FBI Acting Special Agent in Charge David W. Archey. JOEL PATRICK McCARN, 43, entered his plea Tuesday before U.S. District […]

Mexican Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Drug Distribution, Illegal Weapons Possession

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge today sentenced a Mexican man to nine years in prison for distributing methamphetamine and illegally possessing firearms, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Steven L. Gerido. U.S. District Court Judge R. David Proctor sentenced OSCAR ADRIAN […]

Federal Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes for Prison Contraband

BIRMINGHAM – A former correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Institution at Aliceville pleaded guilty Monday to accepting $5,695 in bribes to smuggle contraband into the prison and lying about it to investigators, federal officials announced. ERIC C. PENDLETON, 54, of Montgomery, entered his guilty pleas before U.S. District Court Judge Madeline H. Haikala […]

Birmingham CPA Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison, Must Repay $11 Million Embezzled

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge today sentenced a Birmingham man to eight years in prison and ordered him to repay $10.9 million he embezzled from the Shelby County scrap metal brokerage where he was chief financial officer, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey and FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger Stanton. U.S. District […]

Do You Know This Man? Police want to know

 

Law enforcement across northwest Alabama are searching for one man. He has been caught on camera charging hundreds of dollars in merchandise to someone else’s account. This is the guy Lauderdale County sheriff’s deputies police are looking for. He is seen here checking out at Lowes in Florence.

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Former UA music professor had child pornography on home and office computers say authorities

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BIRMINGHAM – Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a former University of Alabama music professor with receiving and possessing child pornography, announced officials.

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