Mattielou Hall

FLORENCE- Authorities are investigating an alleged rape on the UNA campus. According to UNA officials, the incident occurred at Mattielou Hall on July 5th shortly after midnight.




FLORENCE–Stephanie Lean Burroughs of Rogersville was arrested on Tuesday on a warrant for Exposing a Child to Narcotics.


Man finds stranger in home

Marty Baskins

FLORENCE– A burglary in progress call has resulted in the arrest of a Florence man.



FLORENCE– Florence police are searching for a suspect in a theft case they are working.


Arrest made in weekend stabbing

William A. Holden

FLORENCE–Authorities have made an arrest in connection to this past weekends stabbing incident.


Suspicious Activity Call Leads to Arrest of Florence man

Ryan J. Hall

FLORENCE–Police tell ShoalsInsider.com that Ryan J. Hall, 33, of Florence, was released from custody after posting bond this morning on burglary charges.



Adam Alexander Miller

Florence Police have charged a Florence man with multiple felonies following a rash of vehicle burglaries in the area of Edgemont subdivision on August 14.


Convicted Felon with Gun Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison as Armed Career Criminal

HUNTSVILLE – A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a Jackson County man to 15 years in prison for illegal gun possession after determining the man was an armed career criminal based on prior convictions, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Marcus Watson.


Guntersville Man Indicted for Distributing Methamphetamine

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted a Guntersville man on charges of distributing methamphetamine in Blount County, announced federal officials.


Two North Alabama Men Indicted in Separate Counterfeiting Cases

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury recently indicted two north Alabama men in unrelated counterfeiting cases, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and U.S. Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Michael Williams.


Call to police ends in drug arrest

Jason Allen

FLORENCE–Authorities made an arrest Monday after a concerned citizen called in and complained.

According to Florence police, around 8 am, officers received a call of a person with a gun on East Tuscaloosa Street.

When officers arrived they located a vehicle that matched the vehicle that was reported in the call.


Do you know this man? Police need your help

MUSCLE SHOALS-Authorities need your help identifying this man who is a suspect in burglarizing Riverside Beverages on River Road this past weekend.


Authorities trying to identify would be burglar

The suspect standing outside Leighton Pharmacy

LEIGHTON – The Leighton Police Department and Crime Stoppers need help identifying a would-be burglar. On December 1st, you see a Chevrolet Colorado extended cab truck drive through the frame. The video starts just before 10:45 pm outside of the Leighton Pharmacy. The burglary suspect hops out […]

Florence man arrested after concerned citizen called police

David Baskins

FLORENCE–Police arrested a Florence man on multiple new charges and outstanding warrants after a concerned citizen made a call to the police department.


Arrests made in Florence robbery

Ricky Robertson

FLORENCE–Authorities are working a robbery that occurred yesterday afternoon and have made an arrest. The robbery took place in the parking lot of 2424 Roberts Lane. The victims were attempting to sale some items to the two offenders when they were robbed.


Authorities make drug arrests after receiving complaint


Chazz Taylor

FLORENCE–Authorities arrested Tahlia Cole and Chaz Taylor On Sunday. On 5/28/17 officers responded to a reported drug call in the 300 block of Patterson Street. Upon arriving at the home officers could smell burning marijuana in the area and noticed it coming from an open window on the home. As […]

Burglary suspect caught on candid camera

Byron L. Windham

FLORENCE–Byron L. Windham, 59, of 405 W. Tombigbee Street, was arrested Tuesday following a reported weekend burglary in the 200 block of Spring Street.


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 […]

Do you know this man? Police need your help

Florence police are trying to identify this man

FLORENCE–Investigators with the Florence Police Department are asking members of the public for their help identifying this man.


Tennessee man arrested in rash of burglaries

Tobby Randall Blackstock

FLORENCE-Thanks to a quick response by Florence officers a Tennessee man is now in custody on burglary charges.

Last night (starting just before 11 pm) officers with the Florence Police Department began receiving calls of burglaries in the area of Hough Road and Florence Mall. Responding officers found multiple businesses […]