Disorderly Call Leads to Arson Arrest

Leslie Michael Brown

FLORENCE– Leslie Michael Brown, 42, was booked into the Lauderdale County Detention Center shortly before 8 pm Thursday night after officers responded to a report of a disorderly person in the 600 block of West Irvine Street. According to investigators, officers arrived to find Brown attempting to burn down the […]

Smoke a Problem as ‘No Burn’ Order Continues in Alabama; Arsonists still at work

Today Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) officials are cautiously optimistic that a wildfire that has consumed over 930 acres in DeKalb County, while not extinguished, is ‘contained,’ meaning that a containment line around the fire is holding. However, since Monday arsonists have set five additional fires in the vicinity, adding to the headaches of an […]