WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER POLICE SAY SHE RAMMED HER HUSBAND’S VEHICLE MULTIPLE TIMES

MELISSA ALLISON

On Monday, November 28, 2022, at approximately 4:30 PM, officers responded to the area of College Street and Court Street to a call of a vehicle striking another vehicle multiple times.

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BROTHERS ARGUMENT LEADS TO SHOOTING

SCENE OF SHOOTING ON PERSHING AVE AND WILSON DAM ROAD

Muscle Shoals police have released some of the details of Monday night’s shooting investigation.On Monday, November 28, 2022, at approximately 8:30pm, Officers with the Muscle Shoals Police Department responded to a call of “Shots Fired” at a building on the corner of Wilson Dam […]

MUSCLE SHOALS MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT ON STUDENT

MARCUS JONES

MUSCLE SHOALS–According to authorities, a 33-year-old man was taken into custody Saturday for an alleged assault on a student that reportedly occurred on September 9th in the parking lot of Muscle Shoals High School.According to police, Stanley Marcus Jones, 33, of Muscle Shoals, turned himself in at the police department at around […]

AUTHORITIES RELEASE NAME OF DECEASED PEDESTRIAN

TUSCUMBIA–Authorities have released the name of the pedestrian who was struck by a Tuscumbia police vehicle around 8:00 pm on Monday, October 10th.

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KILLEN MAN ARRESTED WITH SIX POUNDS OF MARIJUANA

ASKEW

HATTON–Over the weekend the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division stopped a vehicle in the Hatton Community for Reckless Endangerment.

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SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED MONTH AFTER RELEASE FROM FLORIDA PRISON

MONTANYE

RUSSELLVILLE–Authorities tell Shoals Insider that a sex offender fresh out of prison a month ago has now been arrested on new child sex abuse charges in Franklin County.According to the FCSD, Frederick Montanye, 53, of Russellville, was arrested on Sunday after he was confronted by relatives of the victim. He reportedly apologized and […]

SUSPECTED CHILD PORNOGRAPHER PLEADS NOT GUILTY AND ASKS FOR REDUCTION OF BOND

SITORIUS

TUSCUMBIA- In October of 2021, Matthew Sitorius, 37, of Cherokee, was arrested and charged with producing pornography with a minor. He was then indicted by a Colbert County grand jury on 41 counts of producing pornography with a minor, a class A felony.

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KILLEN WOMAN ARRESTED ON DRUG AND ENDANGERMENT CHARGES

Lauderdale County authorities arrested a Killen woman last week after a search of the home revealed a cache of drugs and paraphernalia.

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TUSCUMBIA MAN CHARGED IN DRUG BUST

On Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at approximately 6:40 pm, the Tuscumbia Special Operations Group(TSOG), the investigative bureau, and the patrol division executed a search warrant on 918 Madison Avenue in Tuscumbia.The house has been under surveillance for several weeks due to information that the primary resident is selling heroin.

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EMPLOYEE CITED FOR SELLING VAPES TO MINORS

CHEVRON ON 6TH ST

On Friday, August 26th, authorities made an undercover purchase of tobacco or nicotine-containing products with an ALEA-approved minor at the Chevron at 201 East 6th Street.

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POLICE RELEASE DETAILS OF SHOOTING AND APPREHENSION OF SUSPECT

FUQUA

On Friday, July 22, 2022, Samuel Brycin Fuqua, 26 of Muscle Shoals, was taken into custody and detained as a suspect in the shooting incident of a 22yr old female victim at 812 6th St in Muscle Shoals, AL. The events that lead to the detention of Samuel Fuqua are as follows:

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TWO ARRESTED IN SCHEME TO PURCHASE ATV AND TRAILER

The Florence Police Department was notified Wednesday that a person had attempted to purchase an all-terrain vehicle and trailer valued at $31,400 from a local business.

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FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE INDICTED ON 465 CHARGES

MININGER

A man with felony arrest warrants in Greenville County, South Carolina, has been indicted by a Lauderdale County Grand Jury on 465 charges.According to court documents, Kenneth Michael Mininger, 52, stands charged with 232 counts of possession of child pornography, 227 counts of production of child pornography, four counts of sexual abuse of […]

22 POUNDS OF COCAINE, 2 POUNDS OF METH SEIZED IN DRUG BUST

VICTOR HERNANDEZ GARCIA

A Muscle Shoals man, Victor Hernandez Garcia, 32, of 2219 East 6th St., is in jail after a drug bust by a multi-agency drug investigation comprised of the following departments:Colbert County Drug Task ForceColbert County Sheriff’s DepartmentMuscle Shoals Police DepartmentRussellville Police DepartmentMadison County Narcotics UnitALEADEA

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TRIAL DATE SET IN CAPITAL MURDER CASE

RICHARD KEVIN HESTER

TUSCUMBIA–(SHOALSINSIDER) Officials have set a trial date for a man accused of murdering a Sheffield man.According to court records, Richard Kevin Hester, 54, of Little Rock Avenue, Sheffield, was indicted by a Colbert County Grand Jury in January of 2020 for Capital Murder in the shooting death of John Thomas Call, […]

FLORENCE MAN CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT ON UNA CAMPUS

JOSHUA CALEB DE LA HOZ

FLORENCE–On Tuesday, authorities arrested a Florence man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her dorm room at Mattielou Hall on the University of North Alabama campus.Joshua Caleb De La Hoz, 19, of 724 North Pine St., Florence, stands accused of multiple serious crimes such as 1st Degree Sexual […]

UNA RECEIVES LARGEST FINANCIAL GIFT IN SCHOOL’S HISTORY

FLORENCE, AL – The University of North Alabama has received the largest gift in the institution’s almost 200-year history, a $6.5 million gift from the Charles C. Anderson family. The gift is being given to academic and athletic areas of campus, with $1 million specifically earmarked for the women’s athletic programs in memory and […]

AUTHORITIES RELEASE NAME OF WOMAN WHO DIED IN MOBILE HOME FIRE

BARTON–A Barton woman died late Thursday afternoon in a mobile home fire on the 300 block of Patrick Lane.The fire was reported around 4:30 PM.

Firefighters arrived on the scene as the mobile home was fully involved in flames.

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NEWS ALERT 🚨 FULL-TIME LAUDERDALE COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO GET $4000

FLORENCE – Lauderdale County full-time employees each will receive an additional $4,000 over the next four months through American Rescue Act funds, county officials said.

The Lauderdale County Commission approved dedicating the funds to the employees beginning this month.

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FLORENCE MAN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER AND HOLDING WOMAN AGAINST HER WILL

RICHARD LEE LUND

FLORENCE–On New Year’s Day, the Florence Police Department was contacted by a female who reportedly ran from a home at 1901 Conway Drive Florence. The female victim had several injuries and was taken to North Alabama Medical Center.

After an investigation, it was determined that the female victim was being kept […]